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Though coverage still isn't optimal, for the first time rates topped 60%, with the boys' level gaining ground on the girls'.
ACIP spent several months reviewing clinical trial data that showed two doses in younger adolescents prompted an immune response similar to or higher than in young adults.
HPV vaccine uptake, though up slightly, was just 60% in girls and 42% in boys.
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