Does your child need the HPV vaccine to protect her against the human papillomavirus?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say a resounding “Yes!”
Your child NEEDS the HPV/Gardasil vaccine.
Gardasil is recommended by the CDC for all children between the ages of 11 and 12 years old.
Your child will need two shots, given six to twelve months apart.
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a group of over 150 viruses. Some types can cause genital warts. Others can lead to cervical and other kinds of cancer.