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What does HPV stand for?

HPV stands for Human Papillomavirus

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The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued a provisional statement recommending that pediatricians administer the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to all 11-and 12-year-old girls, to girls as young as nine if they consider it necessary and to 13-26-year-olds who have not received the full vaccine series (even if they are sexually experienced).
The Centers for Disease Control has approved a vaccine that prevents most strains of the human papillomavirus.
Hepatitis B and hepatitis C viruses and some types of the human papillomavirus were also added to the list of known human carcinogens, now totaling 58 agents.