Healthier Hawaii: The HPV vaccine

Healthier Hawaii: The HPV vaccine

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Starting July of next year, students entering the seventh grade are going to need additional immunizations.

Dr. Dolores Mullikin, a pediatric oncologist at Kapiolani Medical Center, describes the HPV vaccine. HPV stands for human papillomavirus, viruses that are spread by sexual contact.

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