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Progress on HPV Vaccines Is Too Important to Lose

People working in reproductive and sexual health are bracing themselves for more legal challenges, which — if upheld — could make HPV vaccines less affordable to some families. Just as important, they could upend the notion that these shots are a routine part of health care. “We should [...] not allow this reframing of HPV vaccination as this weird, fringe thing,” says Dr. Melissa Gilkey.

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