Japan’s Ongoing Crisis on HPV Vaccination

Vaccines — Open Access Journal
(Accessed 11 July 2020)


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Japan’s Ongoing Crisis on HPV Vaccination
by Masayuki Sekine , Risa Kudo , Manako Yamaguchi , Sharon J. B. Hanley , Megumi Hara , Sosuke Adachi , Yutaka Ueda , Etsuko Miyagi , Sayaka Ikeda , Asami Yagi and Takayuki Enomoto
Vaccines 2020, 8(3), 362; https://doi.org/10.3390/vaccines8030362 – 06 Jul 2020
The Japanese government suspended proactive recommendations for the HPV vaccine in June 2013. The suspension is now in its seventh year, despite all the data pointing to the safety of the HPV vaccine. We reported a high vaccine effectiveness in the group