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How effective are the human papillomavirus(HPV) vaccines?

The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine works very well. A recent study by the CDC showed that the HPV vaccine is very effective and helped to lower HPV infection rates in teen girls by more than half. Other studies have shown that genital warts (caused by HPV infections) have also decreased in teens since the HPV vaccine came out.

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