Population-level impact and herd effects following the introduction of human papillomavirus vaccination programmes: updated systematic review and meta-analysis

The Lancet
Aug 24, 2019 Volume 394Number 10199p611-708, e20-e27
https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/issue/current

 

Articles
Population-level impact and herd effects following the introduction of human papillomavirus vaccination programmes: updated systematic review and meta-analysis
Mélanie Drolet, Élodie Bénard, Norma Pérez, Marc Brisson on behalf of the HPV Vaccination Impact Study Group
More than 10 years have elapsed since human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination was implemented. We did a systematic review and meta-analysis of the population-level impact of vaccinating girls and women against human papillomavirus on HPV infections, anogenital wart diagnoses, and cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 2+ (CIN2+) to summarise the most recent evidence about the effectiveness of HPV vaccines in real-world settings and to quantify the impact of multiple age-cohort vaccination.