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Teen vaccinations against cervical cancer lagging
USA Today

Only about half of the teenage girls in the U.S. have rolled up their sleeves for a controversial vaccine against cervical cancer — a rate well below those for two other vaccinations aimed at adolescents. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday that 49 percent of girls had gotten at least the first dose in the three-shot vaccination series against human papilloma virus, or HPV. The sexually-transmitted bug can cause cervical cancer and genital warts.

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