HPV vaccination rates remain "unacceptably low" among U.S. teens

07/24/2014 | Reuters · HealthDay News

The number of 13- to 17-year-olds who received the recommended three-dose HPV vaccine was still low, despite a slight increase in vaccination rates from 2012 to 2013, CDC researchers said Thursday. All 11- to 12-year-olds should be given the vaccine, per CDC guidelines, but the report found that doctors failed to recommend the vaccine to one-third of girls and more than half of boys.

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