What is the HPV vaccine? 💉
HPV is the human papillomavirus that is responsible for cervical cancer. About 1 in 4 people (men and women) have HPV, even if they do not have symptoms (aka no genital warts). In recent news, the HPV vaccine has been approved for ages 9 and extended to age 45. For those who are >14 years old, it is a THREE series vaccination at 0, 2, and 6 months.