2,397 girls in Angeles City get vaccine against HPV
ANGELES CITY –– At least 2,397 girls in this city have been vaccinated against Human Papillomaviruses (HPV) to protect them from several kinds of cancer, a report from the city health and gender and development offices said.
The second dose of the HPV vaccine was given starting May 17 to girls 9 to 14 years old in 33 barangays. The first dose was injected last year.
In a text message, Mayor Carmelo Lazatin Jr. said: “protecting the health of women and girls is necessary for the development of the person, their community, and the city as a whole.”
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