Less than half kids aged 9-12 have their HPV vaccines, as cases are on the rise

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(WSYR-TV)–More American children are getting vaccinated against HPV, but doctors say the rate is still much too low. 

A study in the Journal of Pediatrics says less than half of 9 to 12-year-olds have completed their HPV vaccinations. 

HPV related cancers are on the rise, with nearly 40,000 new cases every year.

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