HPV Vaccine Shown To Work Effectively For At Least 8 Years

August 19, 2014 10:56 AM

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First, the good news about the HPV vaccine is that it works effectively for at least eight years, and the side-effect profile is actually quite good. This is all in the journal Pediatrics.

So, what’s the bad news? The bad news is that three doses are necessary for it to have its proper impact, but according to a report in the journal, only about 57 percent of girls are getting the first dose, and only a third are getting all three doses.

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