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Boys in UK to be given HPV vaccine

04:48 EDT 9 Jul 2019 | Pharmafile

Boys in the United Kingdom will from September be given the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine, the government has said.  

Twelve and 13 year old boys will be given the HPV vaccine in an effort to prevent various forms of cancer including cervical, penile, anal and genital cancers as well as some cancers of the head and neck.

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