What is it?
HPV, or human papillomavirus, is a group of over 150 different viruses. Some of these viruses can cause warts while others can lead to serious cancers of the throat, mouth or genitals.
Who should receive it?
Vaccination against human papillomavirus (HPV) is routinely recommended at age 11 or 12 years. Catch-up recommendations apply to persons not vaccinated at age 11 or 12 years.
Who should not receive it?
The HPV vaccine isn't recommended for pregnant women or people who are moderately or severely ill.
How many doses are recommended?
Is this covered by MSP?
Only youth vaccines qualify