Pros And Cons Of The Human Papillomavirus

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In 2006 the Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine was licensed for use in the United States. The main purpose of this vaccine is to aid in the prevention of cervical cancers linked to various strains of the human papillomavirus. Opponents of the vaccine have voiced several concerns. Some believe that since the virus is a sexually transmitted disease, girls will develop a false sense of security and protection against all sexually transmitted diseases after receiving the vaccination. Others have claimed that the vaccine has caused serious adverse reactions that include death in some cases. Then there are those who worry about the newness of the vaccine and the side effects that might still arise over time. However, the data currently available

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