Attacking the HPV vaccine might seem illogical, but in 2011 presidential candidate Michele Bachmann did just that. "A parent had told her that her vaccinated daughter suffered mental retardation as a result," says Dr. Reese. However, "in the clinical trials, one percent of recipients had side effects, and eight percent of those were serious, but none involved mental problems."
A Wart on Michelle Bachmann's Record
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