Respect the will of the parents if the child is a minor
A medical issue with an important ethical component attached is whether papilloma vaccination virus (HPV) should be made more widely available or not (read more about this bioethical controversy HERE). , starting from the basis that at all times one must respect the will of the parents if the child is a minor. There are more than 500,000 cases of HPV infection worldwide, and more than 250,000 deaths due to this virus. HPV infection , with cervical cancer being responsible for many cases of female cancer (Journal of Clinical Investigation 126; 5-11, 2016). Since virtually all cases of cervical cancer are caused by HPV, these figures must undoubtedly must be taken into consideration when assessing the ethicality of HPV vaccination.