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Free vaccination of HPV vaccine against cancer in China? The official answer

via:快科技     time:2021/10/14 13:01:02     readed:278

Jinan, Shandong Province, is promoting the implementation of the school seventh grade school age girl HPV vaccine free vaccination, cervical cancer screening of school-age women and other tasks.

According to official accounts, the scope of implementation is 15 districts (functional areas) in Jinan City, the vaccination target is 14 years old (before 15 years of age) and no history of HPV vaccination in the school seventh grade girls.

The first dose of the HPV vaccine is expected to be concentrated in November.

The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, commonly known as cervical cancer vaccine, can be used to prevent cervical cancer in women and male and female genital cancer, as well as genital warts.

According to statistics, hppillomavirus is the fourth most common cause of cervical cancer in women, in 2018 there are about 570,000 new cases of cervical cancer, the death toll is about 311,000.

WHO noted that effective primary prevention (HPV vaccination) and secondary prevention methods (screening and treatment of precancer lesions) would prevent most cases of cervical cancer. Cervical cancer is one of the easiest cancers to cure as long as it is detected early and treated effectively.


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