Missed HPV vaccination opportunities: a consequence of avoiding awkward conversations

In the US, routine administration of quadrivalent HPV vaccine is recommended for girls and boys at 11-12 yrs, with catch-up vaccination recommended up to 26 yrs for girls, and 21 yrs for boys.¬† The difficulty has been in the implementation of the recommendation: overall rates of initiating and completion among US teenage girls currently stand […]

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