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The Weekly: HPV infections have decreased, lung cancer screening expanded, and more

April 9, 2021

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HPV infections in young girls have decreased more than 80% since vaccine introduced, CDC finds

HPV infections in young girls have decreased more than 80% since vaccine introduced, CDC finds

MONDAY, April 5, 2021 (FOX2 Detroit)—A new study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows the effectiveness of the HPV vaccine since it was first recommended in 2006.

The study found that through 2018, human papillomavirus (HPV) infections decreased more than 80% among young females.

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