October 19, 2016 / 9:56 PM / a year ago

BRIEF-CDC recommends only two HPV shots for younger adolescents

Oct 19 (Reuters) - CDC:

* Recommended 11- to 12-year-olds receive 2 doses of HPV vaccine at least 6 months apart rather than previously recommended 3 doses

* Teens, young adults who start HPV vaccine series later, at ages 15 through 26 years, will continue to need 3 doses of HPV vaccine

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