HPV vaccine rates not linked to knowledge about it

September 25, 2014 10:15 AM

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HPV vaccine rates not linked to knowledge about it

The researchers, from the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) in Philadelphia, report their findings in the journal Pediatrics.

The study follows expressed concerns about the low take-up rate of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination among American adolescents. In July 2014, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said while there has been a slight increase in HPV vaccination among adolescents since 2012, the...

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