HPV Vaccine

Cervical Cancer


Is Human Papillomavirus, named for warts (papillomavirus) that can lead to cancer, especially cervical cancer. More than 40 types can infect the genital ares of males and females.


  • not common among people.
  • hard to know when you first became infected.
  • can develop symptoms years after you have sex with infected person.

Disease history

  • Approximately 20 Million Americans currently have HPV.
  • 5.5 Million will contract HPV through sexual contact each year.
  • 50% sexually active people get genital HPV at some point in their lives.


  • through intimate skin-to-skin contact.
  • by having vaginal, anal, or oral sex with HPV infected partner.
  • most commonly spread during vaginal or anal sex.
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  • HPV Vaccine is very safe and it is effective at preventing HPV.
  • no side effects.
  • three licensed HPV vaccines: Gardasil 9, Gardasil and Cervarix.

HPV Should Be Mandatory because

  • HPV is not a reportable illness
  • NO symptoms and easy to transmiss.
  • NO medical treatment available for HPV infections.
  • Pregnant woman with genital HPV may pass HPV to the baby during delivery.