Guarding against Gardisil

by Adam Tomczik

It is ironic The Minnesota Daily published a half-page advertisement on Oct. 8 for MerckâÄôs Gardasil, the HPV vaccine. Boynton Health Service refuses to cover Gardasil in the Student Health Benefit Plan. The long-term health of University of Minnesota students would benefit from affordable availability of the vaccine. Because of BoyntonâÄôs decision, the University is missing an opportunity to lead by protecting students and embracing preventative medicine. Adam Tomczik University of Minnesota Studentl