October 25, 2021

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Omroep Flevoland - News - GGD asks parents of 9-year-olds for an opinion on HPV vaccination

Omroep Flevoland – News – GGD asks parents of 9-year-olds for an opinion on HPV vaccination

GGD Flevoland wants parents of 9-year-old girls and boys to know what they think about HPV vaccination. The Cervical Cancer Vaccine is now offered to girls between the ages of 12 and 13, but from next year also to boys. Lifespan was also reduced to 10 years.

HPV shot in National Vaccination Program. It prevents HPV from causing different types of cancer. In addition to cervical cancer, it also relates to cancer of the vagina, penis, oral cancer, throat cancer, and anal cancer.

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GGD is now inviting 2,500 parents in Flevoland with a son or daughter born in 2012 to participate in a voluntary survey. This should clarify the questions parents have about HPV vaccines. “It is very important for us that parents get involved, even if they have doubts about HPV vaccination,” he says.
Christel Blegenburg, a pediatrician and researcher at GGD Flevoland. “It’s about giving parents the right information to make better decisions about HPV vaccines for their children.”

There has been an ongoing misunderstanding about the HPV vaccination since it was introduced in 2008. For example, chronic fatigue and even infertility have been said to be a side effect. He. She RIVM reported This extensive research has shown that none of this is true, and that the vaccine is safe.

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