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HPV vaccine to be extended to boys, JCVI recommends

UK Government advisers have recommended extending funding for human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines to boys. The HPV vaccine is currently offered to girls aged 12 to 13, this new recommendation means 400,000 boys will also benefit from the vaccine every year. The Government has said it will consider the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunsation’s (JCVI’s) advice. … Continued