HPV Vaccination Rates ‘Dismally Low And Very Alarming’
Despite states' efforts, parents and doctors aren't embracing the life-saving vaccine.
Why Are So Few Kids Getting the HPV Vaccine?
Ten years after the federal government approved the first vaccines to combat the cancer-causing human papillomavirus, nine years after those vaccines were recommended for all adolescent girls, and five years after they were recommended for all adolescent boys, less than half of girls and only a fifth of boys are getting immunized. (Ollove, 4/7)