HPV vaccine provides herd immunity

What’s more, among vaccinated women there was a surprising decrease in HPV genotypes not contained in the vaccine, revealing an unexpected cross-protective effect of the vaccine.

Medical director of the National HPV Vaccination Program Register Dr Julia Brotherton said it’s the first time, outside  clinical trials, that evidence of a cross-protection effect from the quadrivalent vaccine has been observed. “We noted significant vaccine effectiveness against HPV 31, 33 and 45 in fully vaccinated women compared with