Wichita Teen Says She’s Dying From Vaccine

Deb Farris
KAKE 10
February 13, 2009

A Wichita teen and her mother want a popular vaccine taken off the market. Doctors say Gardasil is killing the 16-year-old. 

The drug is used to prevent the HPV virus which causes cervical cancer. The makers of Gardasil recommend girls and young women ages 9-26 get the vaccine to protect them from the virus that causes cervical cancer.

Twenty-eight women have reportedly died from Gardasil.

Sixteen-year-old Gabi Swank used to be a cheerleader, a gymnast and a 4.0 student at Wichita’s South High, but after getting the Gardasil vaccination last year, her health deteriorated quickly.

She’s had two mini strokes, seizures and swelling of all the tissues in her body. She even has paralysis on the right side of her face. After months of testing, doctors finally pointed to Gardasil as the cause.

“I want this drug off the market. I want it off the market,” said Swank from her home.

The CDC and the FDA say they have received thousands of reports of adverse reactions to the vaccine, but the government adds, it continues to find that the benefits of Gardasil outweigh the risks.

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