Castillo, Michelle. “Why HPV Vaccination Makes a Difference Against Cancer.” CBS News. CBS News. 2013. Web. 23 July 2013.
Castillo’s article explains what HPV is, the reason it is a serious health issue and it states it can be prevented by vaccination. By using a piece of an interview with a respected doctor from the Center of Head and Neck Cancer center at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, she explains that the virus can develop other critical diseases such as cervical cancer and other types of cancer, if it is not cleared effectively. She also emphasizes that HPV can be screened and treated, although is better to be vaccinated instead of treated. Therefore, it is explained about the types of vaccine, who is eligible for vaccination, the importance of it, studies that are being conducted about this matter, its safeness and side effects.
This article was very informative, exposing the topic in a clear manner, demonstrating a solution and exploring pros and cons about the vaccine. The author bias toward vaccination was clearly stated in the article, as she would show the cons of the vaccine but always leading to the fact that there are more advantages then disadvantages. Using reliable sources, she gains credibility and the attention of the reader, who starts to see vaccination from a different prospective.
“HPV Vaccine Information for Clinicians – Fact Sheet.” CDC. CDC. 2013. Web. 23 July 2013.
CDC Fact Sheet shows the cost of sexually transmitted infections in the United Stated, the number of new infections per year and the medical costs consequents of it. It keeps track of the medical and economic effects of such diseases on the United Stated economy. It is explained in the article how they achieve these results and stated that the best available data is used in order to do so. CDC uses accurate statistic to prove the number of new infections each year; they use national surveys and national disease...