One Shot, Two Shot: Study Finds One Dose of HPV Vaccine Could Be Enough

A teenager bares her band-aid after getting the HPV vaccine. Credit: WBUR.

You’ve heard about the importance of getting an HPV vaccine and the surprisingly low percentage of young women who do so in the U.S.  For various reasons — accessibility, cost, bad information — many who start the 3-part vaccination series do not complete it.

But what if a single dose could protect women from HPV around the globe? The results of a new study suggest it very well could. Read the full story here.