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The HPV vaccines are given as either 2 or 3 doses over a 6 month period. Children who are 9 to 14 years of age need 2 doses given at least 6 months apart. People 15 years of age and older need 3 doses. Interruption of a recommended vaccine series does not require starting the series over again, regardless of the interval elapsed (with the exception of the oral typhoid vaccine).Read Full Answer
Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization states the HPV vaccine may be given to women 27 years of age and older who are at ongoing risk of exposure to HPV. There are several factors to be considered in determining if you should get the HPV vaccine.Read Full Answer
As per Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI), there are no data on the safety or effectiveness of the HPV9 vaccine in men 27 years of age and older and therefore, no evidence-based recommendations can be made for the use of the vaccine in this agRead Full Answer
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