Human Papillomavirus: Why Prevention Is Key for HPV! by Dr. Hannah Chow-Johnson
When it comes to HPV, prevention is the key. The protection rate of the human papillomavirus vaccine is 93 percent if given before exposure to the virus. If a person has been exposed to HPV, the vaccine will not treat the pre-existing virus, but will provide protection to future exposure.
So it’s important to add a doctor’s appointment to your calendar!
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