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Pediatricians' Group Recommends HPV Vaccine for Boys
Date:2/1/2012

ine to both girls and boys, the vaccine might become less controversial. And, because the ACIP recommended it, both said that insurance coverage likely wouldn't be an issue.

The other noteworthy changes to the AAP schedule included adding a meningococcal booster shot (against meningitis) at age 16. Brady said the initial vaccine is given around 11 or 12 years, and it was initially thought that it would last 10 years. Now, scientists know that immunity begins to wane after five years. Teens and young adults are most at risk for infectious meningitis when they're living in communal situations, such as college dormitories.

The AAP is also recommending that children between the ages of 6 months and 8 years who didn't receive a flu vaccine for the 2010-11 season should receive two doses of flu vaccine this year.

The new AAP recommendations are published in the February issue of Pediatrics.

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Learn more about HPV vaccine from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

SOURCES: Michael T. Brady, M.D., chairman, American Academy of Pediatrics' Committee on Infectious Diseases, and chairman, department of pediatrics, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio; Kenneth Bromberg, M.D., chairman, pediatrics, and director, the Vaccine Research Center, The Brooklyn Hospital Center, New York City; February 2012 Pediatrics


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