HPV Immunisation does not promote unsafe sex amongst young people

posted 2 Nov 2018, 02:09 by Damian Wood
There is a belief that young people who are vaccinated for human papillomavirus may practice unsafe sex. Results of a new population-based study in the setting of school-based immunization and education cast doubt on that association. Published in CMAJ, the findings by Canadian investigators are from an analysis of data from nearly 300,000 heterosexual girls. The information was collected on the BC Adolescent Health Survey, a longitudinal provincial survey administered in schools to capture adolescent physical and emotional health indicators.  READ MORE