More US girls now getting cervical cancer vaccine

July 24, 2014 6:17 PM

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More US girls now getting cervical cancer vaccine

More teen girls are getting a controversial cervical cancer vaccine but the increase isn't much of a bump, the government reported Thursday.

Last year's rise follows a couple of years when the girls' HPV vaccination rate was flat and health officials worried that it wouldn't budge. For girls ages 13 to 17, the rate is now up to about 38 percent of girls, from 33 percent.

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