Fewer young people being hospitalised for genital warts: study

HPV vaccination has dramatically changed the disease burden, researchers find

Hospital admission for treatment of genital warts has more than halved in young people since the rollout of the national HPV vaccination program, new data show.

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Analysis of more than 40,000 cases of genital warts suggests that, along with reduced high-grade cervical abnormalities, vaccination is also reducing the burden of warts, say researchers at the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance (NCIRS) in Sydney.

The steepest decline in hospitalisation for warts