No Relation found between HPV Vaccine and Increased Risk for Unsafe Sexual Practices

February 10, 2015 12:29 PM

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No Relation found between HPV Vaccine and Increased Risk for Unsafe Sexual Practices

A new study has stated that the HPV vaccine does not encourage girls to indulge in the practice of unsafe sex. The vaccine is given to provide protection against Human Papillomavirus, virus that can cause cervical cancer in women.

Since 2006, the HPV vaccine is available in the market and is administered in three doses. As per ABC News reports, even one single dose of the vaccine is sufficient to reduce the risk of contracting the virus by 82%.

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