New HPV vaccine is more effective

A University of Miami pediatrician (L) gives an HPV vaccination to a 13-year-old girl in her office on September 21, 2011 in Miami, FloridaThe vaccine, Gardasil 9, is made by Merck, which also funded the study of 14,200 women aged 16-26, published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Gardasil 9 protects against nine types of HPV virus, seven of which cause most cases of cervical cancer. The currently available Gardasil vaccine protects against only two cancer-causing types of HPV.

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