False claims about HPV vaccines continue to circulate online

A popular social media account that frequently promotes vaccine misinformation claims the CDC lied about the effectiveness of the HPV vaccine. The post claims that the rate of HPV-related cancers has increased since the vaccine’s rollout, and that the vaccine has serious safety concerns. The HPV vaccine was approved in 2006 and is recommended for children ages 9 and older.

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