SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

March 28, 2007 07:01 ET

Merck's Controversial HPV Vaccine Spurs $100 Million Capital Investment in Virginia, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 28, 2007 -- Reported by Annette Kreuger, Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas). A growing number of states nationwide are following Texas Governor Rick Perry's lead to make Merck's (NYSE:MRK) cervical cancer vaccine, Gardasil, a required element of regular childhood immunization programs. The measures are facing strong opposition from those who feel the option of whether or not to take the drug should be left for parents to decide.

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