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The human papillomavirus vaccine: beating cervical cancer – the facts

A factsheet for girls and their parents on the HPV vaccination available from September 2014.

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The human papillomavirus vaccine: beating cervical cancer – the facts

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This factsheet describes the human papillomavirus (HPV), the diseases that it causes and the vaccine that helps to protect against these diseases.

Published 30 September 2012
Last updated 20 August 2014 + show all updates
  1. Updated to reflect the change from 3 to 2 in the number of doses young girls should be offered from 1 September 2014.
  2. First published.