|HPV Vaccination Schedule
Most children and adolescents will now only need TWO doses of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine rather than the three doses we are used to giving. Now studies show that in kids ages 9 to 14, giving two HPV doses 6 to 12 months apart produces an immune response similar to three doses.
This month we are pleased to bring you a discussion about the HPV vaccination schedule. Our featured panelist is Dr. Jose Romero, Director of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Dr. Romero, our editors, and other frontline providers will give their perspective on: