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U.S. Teens Still Lag In Getting Vaccinated Against HPV
National Public Radio

Though the vaccine against human papilloma virus is highly effective in preventing certain forms of cancer, the number of preteens getting the vaccine is still dismally low, doctors from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday. “One of the top five reasons parents listed is that it hadn’t been recommended to them by a doctor or nurse,” the CDC’s Dr. Anne Schuchat told reporters at a press briefing.

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