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Human Papillomavirus Vaccines, W.H.O. Position Paper, May 2017

Monday, 15th of May 2017 Print

Human Papillomavirus Vaccines, W.H.O. Position Paper, May 2017

Here are the updated W.H.O. recommendations on use of the HPV vaccine, thus far introduced in 71 countries. Infection with the human papillomavirus leads to an estimated 266,000 deaths per year. Early introduction of HPV, using the W.H.O. recommended two dose schedule, is especially important in those countries where lack of screening is associated with higher mortality.

Full text I at

http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/255353/1/WER9219.pdf

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