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Study: The HPV vaccine is 33 percent more effective when given to young girls

May 01, 2013
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"According to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), young girls may get the same benefits from less doses of the HPV vaccine compared to older women. Study authors hope that the findings will result in higher rates of girls’ HPV immunization in the U.S., which the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have deemed 'unacceptably low.'"