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Nursing Times

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Nursing Times

Nursing Times Boys should receive the HPV jab which protects against the human papilloma virus, which has been linked to a number of cancers including oral cancer. In 2008 the HPV vaccination programme was launched in England to vaccinate girls aged 12-13 to help prevent cervical cancer. HPV Action, a group representing 25 patient and… read more

The Mirror

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The Mirror

The Mirror The jab protects against the human papilloma virus, which is linked to cancer. Since 2008 all girls aged 12 to 13 in England have been given it. Boys should get the same vaccination as girls to protect them against a virus that can cause cancer, health campaigners demanded today. The jab protects against… read more

Sky News

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Sky News

Sky News Campaigners say the £24m-a-year cost of immunising boys would save “a colossal amount further down the health chain”. Thousands of lives could be saved in Britain each year if boys are given the same vaccination that protects girls from developing cervical cancer. Campaigners say the jab – which 12 and 13-year-old girls get… read more

The Independent

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The Independent

Vaccination campaign: The HPV jab that would save boys’ lives. PDF