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Should we be scared of cancer jabs?

By Philip Hunter  

And so the death of 14-year-old Natalie Morton, who died in hospital on Monday, has proved unconnected to the Cervarix injection she received just hours before as part of the government’s national vaccination programme against cervical cancer. On Monday the media were quick to put two and two together (speculatively, at least) and come up with a panic-inducing five, setting the fear of God into parents with eye-catching “Cancer jab girl dies” headlines. A postmortem may have proved them wrong…

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