Tag: hpv vaccine

11-Year-Olds Could Get Vaccines Without Parental Consent in DC

Washington, DC, has approved legislation that allows minors as young as 11 to consent to vaccination without their parents’ knowledge — if a physician determines...

Black College Students, Especially Women, Delay HPV Vaccination

College students from minority communities and communities of color are less likely to receive the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine compared with individuals in the White...

Two Thirds of US Teens Fail to Get Needed Vaccines

Only 30.6% of American adolescents complete three routinely recommended vaccinations, new research has found, but that number varies widely by state. The Advisory Committee on...

Authors Retract Paper on HPV Vaccine and Preterm Birth

The authors of a 2018 paper purporting to find that the HPV vaccine guards against preterm birth have retracted the article after discovering they made...

ACS Disagrees With CDC on HPV Vaccination in Adults

The American Cancer Society’s new guidance on human papillomavirus vaccination diverges from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendations. The ACS has endorsed two...