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Vaccine for boys cannot lead to reduction in cervical cancer

The HPV vaccine for boys raises hope of eradicating cervical cancer according to Laura Donnelly, health reporter at The Telegraph

Giving boys the vaccine protects girls from the human papilloma virus (HPV), which is passed on through sexual contact

A year ago I wrote a blog stating that UK boys and their parents would at last be able to breathe a sigh of relief after the decision had been made not to vaccinate boys against the human papilloma virus (HPV).

But there’s been a change of plans and from September this year UK boys aged 12 and 13 will also be given the jab at school. Continue reading

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