The Importance Of The HPV Vaccination

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In 2014 the CDC reports that 4,115 women died from cervical cancer that was caused by the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) (CDC.GOV, 2017). While other cancer is not preventable by protection of immunization, Cervical Cancer and Genital Warts is mostly preventable. We are raising our children in a time where the majority of our parents and grandparents are succumbing to different types of cancers, why wouldn 't we want there to be a law insuring every teenager is given this vaccine against this terrible disease despite religious, or personal ideas against vaccinations. Although my reason for this paper is to educate my peers on the extreme importance of getting this vaccine early as possible, it also ties into my choice of degree of Health Care Administration. This vaccine could save thousands of lives and we should support it into law for our young men and women of this country because, the HPV vaccination protects cancer prevention and transmission, Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) prevention and transmission, and the most effected time to get the vaccine is before the teenager is sexually active.

Throughout this research paper I will go into depth about the HPV Vaccination and why I believe that it should be a law that each child be given the vaccine before the age of 13. My three main points are the prevention of cancer, transmission and prevention of STIs, and how the most effective time is before the teenager is sexually active. Types HPV16 and HPV18 of HPV lead to

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