Human Papilloma Virus
Keywords:Human Papilloma Virus, HPV Vaccine
Purpose. A review of the history and discovery of the human papiloma virus, was conducted along with the development and difficulities of distribution of the vaccine.
Method. Articles from PubMed, CDC, and FDA were reviewed.
Results. Reading from the journals show a long duration of time from when the disease was initially introduced, to recognition and finally development of a vaccine.
Conclusion. Despite acknowledgement that the vaccine has the pontial to reduce or even rid the disease and so reduce the number of cancers originating from the virus, there are still groups who feel the vaccine has no place in their society.
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