Rates of HPV vaccination increase among young adolescents in US

The percentage of girls and boys who initiated the HPV vaccine series before age 13 increased in recent years, according to study findings published in JAMA Pediatrics.
The percentage of those who completed the entire series by age 13 also increased but remained below 40%, researchers reported.
HPV vaccine hesitancy is higher among parents than for other vaccines, and the number of parents citing safety concerns as a reason not to vaccinate their children against the infection has climbed, research has shown.
The CDC recommends that children begin the HPV vaccine series at age 11 or 12 years but

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