Israel Health Ministry Overturns Decision on Health Basket Cervical Cancer Vaccine

Committee had recommended the inclusion of the Gardasil vaccine manufactured by MSD, the Health Ministry move will make it possible for it to instead buy the competing vaccine, Cervarix,

Determined to make its cervical cancer vaccine decision stick, the Health Ministry has amended the Health Basket Committee recommendations going to the cabinet for approval Sunday, the first time it has ever used its authority to make such a change.