Australia Will Become The World’s First Country To Eliminate Cervical Cancer, Ten Years After Implementing Free, School-Based Vaccination.

Australia is soon set to become the world?s first country to eliminate cervical cancer. Ten years ago, it implemented a free, school-based vaccination program to protect against HPV, a sexually transmitted virus that causes 99.9% of cervical cancers. From 2005-2015, infection rates plummeted from 23% to just 1% among women aged 18 to 24. More than three-quarters of 15-year-olds are vaccinated, and high coverage is...

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Robert Zinn, M.D., Ph.D. is a medical doctor, physician, and web entrepreneur, who, for over 15 years was employed by academic and research institutions and focused his clinical practices on very specialized patient populations, such as those with rare genetic diseases or rare cancers. He shares his knowledge through his website,

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