Big Drop in HPV, Vaccine Gets Credit, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Reveals  
6/20/2013 7:16:41 AM

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The prevalence of dangerous strains of the human papillomavirus — the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States and a principal cause of cervical cancer — has dropped by half among teenage girls in recent years, a striking measure of success for a vaccine against the virus that was introduced only in 2006, federal health officials said on Wednesday.

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