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Hey, parents: Kids aren't using HPV vaccine as a license for sex

Hey, parents: Kids aren't using HPV vaccine as a license for sex

The HPV vaccine won't cause sex.

As reported Monday, the Centers for Disease Control released an updated immunization schedule to protect adolescents against the human papillomavirus using the 9vHPV vaccine, an updated version that protects against 80 percent of the cervical, vulvar and anal cancers caused by HPV, which is usually contracted through sexual contact. The CDC and the American Academy of Pediatrics now recommend all boys and girls receive the vaccine by age 11 or 12, and that children who may have been exposed to sexual abuse receive the vaccine by age...

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