Vaccine works even better than expected

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No, not Covid, HPV.

The researchers found that the vaccine was most effective when given to the younger cohort; women who were vaccinated with Cervavix between the ages of 12 and 13 had 87% fewer cases of cervical cancer compared with those who weren't vaccinated. Women vaccinated between the ages of 14 and 16 and those between the ages of 16 and 18, there was a 62% and a 34% reduction in cases compared to the unvaccinated population, respectively.

https://www.livescience.com/hpv-vaccine-uk-study-highly-effective-cervical-cancer

Cancer Research UK said the findings were better than expected and that cervical cancer could become a rare disease thanks to vaccines combined with screening.
https://www.theguardian.com/society...-of-women-from-cervical-cancer-uk-study-shows

But in less good news, Covid has resulted in fewer children being vaccinated last year.

Schools were forced to close on 23 March 2020, which meant all school immunisation programmes were paused. Official figures show that only 54.4% of boys and 59.2% of girls in England got the HPV vaccine in 2019/20. That compared with a rate of 88.0% in girls in the previous academic year. Data for 2020/21 is due out in December, the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) said.

https://www.theguardian.com/society...e-on-child-hpv-jabs-in-uk-after-pandemic-lull

Its more effective when given earlier so if you have teenagers don't let it get forgotten.
 
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So could you tell us how long the research/testing/medical trials/evaluation/final results took?
 
So could you tell us how long the research/testing/medical trials/evaluation/final results took?
No. Happy for you to do the leg work though.

What is worth mentioning is that those that got the vaccine later had markedly worse outcomes.
 
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