HPV vaccine also prevents uncommon childhood respiratory disease, study suggests

HPV vaccine also prevents uncommon childhood respiratory disease, study suggests

Nov 09 2017

The vaccine that protects against cancer-causing types of human papillomavirus (HPV) also prevents an uncommon but incurable childhood respiratory disease, according to a new study published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases. The findings suggest that the chronic and difficult-to-treat condition, recurrent respiratory papillomatosis, is disappearing in Australian children as a result of the nation's highly successful HPV vaccination program.

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