More on the cervical cancer vaccine


Interesting article…seems it is more effective if given long before a girl/woman encounters the actual virus…so it’s not related to “when they become sexually active” as it is when the vaccine does the most good…

Girls aged 10 to 14 who received GlaxoSmithKline Plc’s vaccine to prevent infection with the virus that causes cervical cancer had immune responses twice as strong as women 15-25 years old given the vaccine, the company said on Saturday, describing results of a late-stage trial.


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