HPV vaccine uptake increases following information campaign

HSE say the figures represent success of tackling “misinformation” around vaccine

In the 2014/15 school year 87 per cent of girls aged 12 to 13 received the vaccine but the propostion fell sharply to 50 per cent last year.

In the 2014/15 school year 87 per cent of girls aged 12 to 13 received the vaccine but the propostion fell sharply to 50 per cent last year.

Uptake of the cervical cancer vaccine has increased from 50 to 61 per cent this year following a large drop in the number of young girls availing of it.

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