HPV: Hope in 15 years for unvaccinated women

Chris Bateman


The deadly cervical cancer-causing human papillomavirus could be eliminated in South Africa within 15 years if ground-breaking new ‘test-and-treat’ technology for women can be successfully introduced to supplement nationwide vaccination of primary schoolgirls.

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Chris Bateman, Health and Medical Publishing Group, South Africa

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Human papillomavirus; Vaccination

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South African Medical Journal 2016;106(7):649. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i7.11093

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Date submitted: 2016-05-27
Date published: 2016-06-17

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