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Vaccinating Our Children for Sexually Transmitted Diseases?

Vaccinating Our Children for Sexually Transmitted Diseases?

| Father Tadeusz Pacholczyk | November 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Last month, an advisory committee of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta recommended that 9 to 12 year old boys be vaccinated against the human papillomavirus (HPV), a virus transmitted through sexual contact. The goal of the recommendations was to prevent cancers caused by HPV, such as certain cancers of the digestive tract.

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