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New Virginia Tech study provides guidelines on how to prioritize vaccination during flu season

After high-risk individuals, immunizing children and the elderly will have the greatest overall benefit when there are limited vaccine resources.


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UVA Cancer Center: HPV vaccine critical for cancer prevention

UVA Cancer Center has joined the 68 other National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers in releasing a statement supporting vaccination against human papillomavirus to help prevent HPV-related cancers.


Study seeks to understand why Virginia girls aren’t getting HPV vaccine

Virginia was one of the first states in the union to pass legislation mandating the human papillomavirus vaccine for sixth-grade girls in an effort to prevent cervical cancer and other types of sexually transmitted cancers.