Experts Call for Safer Sex, More Vaccinations to Fight Oral HPV Rates

Oral HPV infections are much higher than expected among American adults, according to a new study of 5,500 people. Experts say the study also paints a picture of changing sexual practices in the U.S. and advances the case for expanding vaccination against the virus among children and young adults. Nearly 7 percent of 14- to 69-year-olds in the U.S. have oral HPV, according to the report published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Men were at three times greater risk than...Full Story
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