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New Studies: HPV Vaccine More Effective Than Expectedi
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June 21, 2013
A vaccine to protect against the human papilloma virus, and the cancers it can cause, has been debated in the United States because the only way someone can contract the virus is by having sex with an infected partner. But despite the moral, ethical and political issues surrounding this vaccine, VOA's Carol Pearson says new studies show it is working.

New Studies: HPV Vaccine More Effective Than Expected

Published June 20, 2013

A vaccine to protect against the human papilloma virus, and the cancers it can cause, has been debated in the United States because the only way someone can contract the virus is by having sex with an infected partner. But despite the moral, ethical and political issues surrounding this vaccine, VOA's Carol Pearson says new studies show it is working.


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