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Cervical cancer vaccine stirs hope and debate


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/health/article/cervical_cancer_vaccine_stirs_hope_and_debate_20070216

According to the Centers for Disease Control, at least 50 percent of sexually active people contract a genital HPV infection. About 6.2 million new cases are diagnosed each year, the agency reports, and by age 50 at least 80 percent of women will be infected.

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