A proactive, preventive approach to adolescence can keep teens healthy. Several vaccines are important for today’s youth – this issue will focus on prevention of human papillomavirus (HPV) and meningitis infections.
HPV and meningococcal meningitis share some important characteristics –adolescents and young adults are at greatest risk of infection; the germs responsible are easily spread through close contact, and can be carried unknowingly by people who have no symptoms.
Human papillomavirus (HPV)
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