Should only girls get protected from HPV?

Written by Clinical Research Associates Staff


NO!
Although the HPV vaccine has been well publicized as a way to protect teenage and adult women from HPV. This is the virus that can cause cervical cancer and genital warts. Now, according to a report on CNN, boys and men should also be vaccinated. That's because men also carry the human papillomavirus (HPV). This virus can lead to male cancers and genital warts.

An additional reason for vaccinating males is to prevent them from spreading HPV to their sexual partners.  Click here to read the full story.