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HPV Vaccine: What If You Miss a Dose?

May 01, 2013
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Three doses of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine are needed in order for the vaccine to be effective, health officials say, but many people who start the vaccination series don't finish it.

In fact, a 2011 study found that that less than one third of young U.S. women who receive one HPV shot complete the full series

So what should people do if they start the series, but miss a dose?

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