HPV Vaccine

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HPV Vaccine Cut iInfection by Half in Teen Girls

A vaccine against a cervical cancer virus has cut infections in teen girls by half, according to a study released Wednesday.


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Virginia Senate Kills Bill Repealing HPV Vaccine Mandate For Girls

Legislation repealing a requirement that girls receive a vaccine to prevent a sexually transmitted, cancer-causing virus was killed for this year when the Senate voted 22-17 Monday to send the bill back to committee and carry it over to 2013.


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Bill To End HPV Vaccine Mandate Passes Va Panel

Del. Kathy Byron criticized the current law under which parents or guardians opt girls out of receiving the vaccine.

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