HPV Vaccination In Australian Women Reduces Genital Warts Cases By Nearly 60% In Young Women And By Nearly 30% In …

by Rachel on November 13, 2010

HPV Vaccination In Australian Women Reduces Genital Warts Cases By Nearly 60% In Young Women And By Nearly 30% In …
In 2007, Australia was the first county to fund a human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programme for all females aged 12 to 26 years. Three years on, a study published Online First in The Lancet Infectious Diseases has shown that diagnosis of genital warts (caused by HPV infection) have decreased 59%, while heterosexual men (who are not vaccinated) appear to have benefited from herd immunity …

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