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Your Kids: 5 reasons for the Cervical Cancer Vaccine

Young african girl in white dress carrying ballerina slippers - cervical cancer vaccine is important in this age group.

Thinking of the cervical cancer vaccine for their young children makes some parents worried.

"My child's not having sex, so why does she need the vaccine?"

This a common question.

We share 5 reasons to have the cervical cancer vaccine in childhood.

Why the Cervical Cancer Vaccine

As scientific research has indicated, cervical cancer can be prevented by very effective vaccines.

The infogram below highlights the key reasons for parents to know; especially when considering the vaccine for their young children.

Both vaccines - Cervarix and Gardasil - can be given to young girls from the age of 9 years and upwards.

Learn more about the reasons here:

Why young children need HPV

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