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Vaccine reduces cervical-cancer virus' prevalence in teenage girls by almost 65%

Latest study may energise a tumultuous struggle in America to encourage HPV vaccination

New York

A VACCINE introduced a decade ago to combat the sexually transmitted virus that causes cervical cancer has already reduced the virus' prevalence in teenage girls by almost two-thirds, federal researchers said on Monday.

Even for women in their early 20s, a group with lower...

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