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Female HPV vaccination programmes encourage herd immunity in men
 

Female HPV vaccination programmes encourage herd immunity in men

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A high uptake of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine through a national female vaccination programme encourages herd protection in unvaccinated men, an Australian study finds.
 
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28 Nov 2016 - General
 
Thanks for sharing this interesting topic. This study brings good news in the future for the sake of success the ongoing efforts against HPV. HPV vaccine is important because it protects against cancers caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. HPV infection can cause cervical, vaginal, and vulvar cancers in women; penile cancer in men; and anal cancer, cancer of the back of the throat (oropharynx), and genital warts in both men and women. Some individuals depend on herd immunity because t...
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