Thursday, December 23, 2010

AFP: Anal cancer vaccine approved

AFP: Anal cancer vaccine approved

If you don't find this at all funny, then I feel sorry for you.

But given the affected demographics and implied health risks real privacy risks emerge.
Will the patient lists be public?
Can it be performed anonymously?
How much will it cost?
Will insurance cover it?
Will insurance companies be able to use knowledge of receiving the vaccine to discriminate against recipients?

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