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HPV Vaccine Doesn’t Cause Increase in Sexual Activity Among Teens

According to CBS News, just 38 percent of teenage girls in the U.S. received the full set of HPV vaccines. Some parents believe that children shouldn’t receive the vaccination because it may incite them to engage in more sexual activity. In the past, surveys have shown that there is no link between receiving the vaccine and an increase in sexual activity, a claim which a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine supported by looking at the health records of over 200,000 U.S. girls.

Read the article published by CBS News.

Read the study published in JAMA Internal Medicine.