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Vaccine leads in cancer plunge

Posted by: 2UE | 16 November, 2012 - 8:53 AM
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The developer of the cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil says he's heartened the drug has led to a plunge in diagnosis rates.

The number of teenage girls with the cancer-causing Human Papilloma Virus has fallen 77 per cent since the drug was introduced five years ago.

Professor Ian Frazer has told Jason Morrison it's partly due to the success of the way the vaccine has been rolled out.

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Stop the budget cuts to education

Should the national anthem be sung at school assemblies?

Teachers, parents and communities are coming together to protest cuts to the education budget. Jason Morrison discusses public education and why so many thousands are angry more isn't being done.

Anti-Abbott Twitter Trend

Tony Abbott has become the subject of a negative twitter trend

Thousands of people have joined in the #ThingsMorePopularThanAbbott twitter trend. David Oldfield asks social media expert Mark Pearson if it is harmless fun or offensive trolling.

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