Mandating the hpv vaccine

The report, which references six cases of premature ovarian failure, stresses that "this rare condition has not been proven to be caused by the vaccine," Daley said.

The results suggest that such legislative requirements may accomplish very little.

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decade after first becoming available, the HPV vaccine is still a hard sell.

“Opt-outs lead to a large number of parents choosing not to vaccinate their children, and that makes requirements ineffective in raising vaccination rates,” said Noel Brewer, a coauthor and associate professor in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, in a statement.

advertisement So far, just two states — Rhode Island and Virginia — and the District of Columbia, require HPV vaccination for entering school.

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