Australia’s cervical cancer vaccine might eradicate the disease

日期:2019-03-01 04:19:04 作者:融软葺 阅读:

VOISIN/PHANIE/Alamy By Alice Klein Australia is on track to become the first country to practically eradicate cervical cancer. A national school-based vaccination programme has seen a sharp decline in human papillomavirus (HPV) infections, which cause over 99 per cent of cervical cancer cases. Since 2007, all girls aged 12 or 13 in Australia have been offered a free HPV vaccination. A decade later,