Human Papillomavirus: Vaccination

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 8th February 2018.

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Photo of Caroline Lucas Caroline Lucas Co-Leader of the Green Party

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it his policy to extend the HPV vaccine to adolescent boys; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Steve Brine Steve Brine The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation is currently considering whether the human papillomavirus vaccination programme for girls should be extended to include adolescent boys.

The Department will consider its final advice once it has been received.

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