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More teens to get HPV vaccine

The HPV vaccine, which as we reported recently has been getting great results in improving the health of young people, is to be rolled out further. Until now it has only been issued to young women from the ages of 12 or 13, but is now to be rolled out to young people in senior schools regardless of gender. That’s […]

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New HPV programme causes controversy

Parliament

The government today announced a trial rollout of HPV vaccination for men who have sex with men in England. The programme is intended to immunise 40,000 people, to be followed by a review of its impact. Health Minister Jane Ellison commented, “Through this pilot, the HPV vaccine will be offered during existing appointments at selected GUM and HIV clinics in […]

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HPV Vaccine for bi men

The NHS in Wales will begin to offer the HPV vaccine to bisexual and gay men, it was announced today. A vaccination programme began in 2008 for young women to be immunised against the human papilloma virus, which can cause various kinds of cancer. For several years campaigners have argued that this should be extended to bi and gay men, […]

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