According to ABC News, Mark Krueger, the attorney representing the sisters, said that this "is the first allegation of its kind to reach a hearing through the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program, a special court established to evaluate claims of harm from vaccines."
Merck and Co., the maker of the Gardasil, is denying any relationship between the girls' condition and the controversial vaccine. Gardasil has been linked to ovarian failure in at least one 16-year-old Australian girl, and it also leads other vaccines with the highest rates of miscarriages.
Tests for possible genetic causes of the condition have come back negative for both women. They now have to rely on using birth control pills or patches for hormone replacement. The hearing of their case is set for Thursday and Friday in Washington, D.C.