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(CIDRAP News) About half of the parents responding to a national survey say they are concerned about adverse effects of vaccines, and one in four believe some vaccines cause autism, according to a paper published today by the journal Pediatrics.
(CIDRAP News) An Institute of Medicine (IOM) analysis found few health problems that were clearly linked to eight common vaccines, according to a report released today.
In 2013, just 57% of girls and 35% of boys had received 1 of 3 doses of HPV vaccine.
HPV vaccine uptake, though up slightly, was just 60% in girls and 42% in boys.
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.
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