Researcher says single vaccine for all HPV feasible

08/13/2004 | Reuters

A French researcher says that although no vaccine is available for testing his theory yet, he believes one can be produced to prevent most cases of the deadly human papillomavirus (HPV) often linked with cervical cancer. He said his analysis of the seven types of the virus showed that 93% of cervical cancers contained at least one type, and said it is technically feasible to create a vaccine with all seven types.

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