You Only Need to Give HPV Vaccines Twice For Children and Adolescents,


vaccineHuman papilloma virus (HPV) is a type of virus responsible for diseases such as cervical cancer, penile cancer and genital warts in humans. The virus can be  easily found everywhere therefore people are is advised to protect themselves with injectable vaccines.

HPV vaccine can be given to both the children and adults. In adult, the dose recommended is three shots, while for children twice is enough.

More details are for children aged 9-12 years where the vaccine needs to be given twice in six months. In adults the vaccine is given three times in a span of two months difference.

Why is there such a difference? According to experts it is because children can respond vaccine immunity and immune establish immunity better than adults. The effect of protection if vaccinated could be a lifetime up to 100 percent.