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HPV-related head and neck cancers are dramatically higher in men than in women.
The study involved almost 5,000 women in a country with high vaccine uptake.
Researchers report a 97.4% efficacy for the 9-strain HPV vaccine.
Though coverage still isn't optimal, for the first time rates topped 60%, with the boys' level gaining ground on the girls'.
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