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Disappointing Increase in HPV Vaccination, CDC Says

In its latest survey, the CDC found that rates for human papillomavirus had increased, but not enough. According to an article published by CBS News, the CDC report comes from a random phone survey of about 18,000 adolescents, finding that about 57 percent of girls received the vaccine last year, which was barely an increase from 2012’s 54 percent. 38 percent received the recommended three doses, up from 33 percent the preceding year. The increases were better for adolescent boys, with 35 percent getting at least one dose last year, a welcome increase from the earlier rate of 21 percent.

Read the article published by CBS News.