The Weekly: HPV vaccine, men’s health and more

Published on June 19, 2020

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FDA Approves Vaccine Gardasil As Throat Cancer Prevention

FDA Approves HPV Vaccine Gardasil As Throat Cancer Prevention

WEDNESDAY, June 17 (Forbes)—The HPV vaccine (Gardasil 9) has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for males and females ages 9 to 45 years to prevent HPV-related genital tract and anogenital infections and cancers for several years. 

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