Vaccine Has Cut HPV Infection Rate in Teen Girls by Two-Thirds: Study. Still, too few girls and boys getting vaccinated against the virus that causes cervical cancer, other malignancies, researchers say
August is National Immunization Awareness Month - Got kids headed back to school? Make sure your child receives the vaccinations he or she needs before school starts. Middle school kids should have their Tdap booster, their first Meningitis (Menactra) shot and begin their HPV series - and don't forget their flu shot when it's time.