5 Important Facts About HPV and the HPV Vaccine

9 July 2019, Children’s (Pediatrics) Center, Bumrungrad International Hospital

The introduction of the HPV vaccine 13 years ago marked a significant advance in the prevention of cervical cancer and other cancers linked to the human papillomavirus.

When it was first introduced 13 years ago, the HPV vaccine represented a major step forward in the prevention of cervical cancer and other types of cancer linked to the human papillomavirus. Today, the vaccine has been approved for use in more than 120 countries worldwide, and those countries with high vaccination rates have seen their HPV infection rates decline in the years since the vaccine became available.

If you are considering HPV vaccination for your daughter or son, here are five important facts every parent should know about the human papillomavirus and the HPV vaccine.

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