HPV Vaccine Rate

By: CBS News Email
By: CBS News Email

In a St. Joseph Healthscene report, federal health officials have put out their first report card on the new HPV vaccine. It says 1 in 4 teenage girls has been immunized since Gardasil was approved 2 years ago. The vaccine protects against viruses that cause 70% of cervical cancer cases. Doctors recommend girls get vaccinated when they're 11 or 12.

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