HPV vaccination need appears to be a incontrovertible medical and ethical issue
The issue of human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination gives rise to a lively debate, not only medical but also ethical and social. Read our report HERE. Now, a large study conducted in Scotland published in British Medical Journal, which included 138,692 medical records, has concluded that “routine vaccination of girls aged 12-13 years […] has led to a dramatic reduction in preinvasive cervical disease”, and that “these data are consistent with the reduced prevalence of high risk HPV”.
Greatly reduce the incidence of cervical cancer is confirmed
The authors conclude that “the bivalent vaccine is confirmed as being highly effective vaccine and should greatly reduce the incidence of cervical cancer”. In our opinion, these findings confirm the medical and ethical need to encourage universal child vaccination with the HPV vaccine.