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Upscaling human papillomavirus vaccination in high-income countries: impact assessment based on transmission model.

Authors
  • Baussano, Iacopo
  • Dillner, Joakim
  • Lazzarato, Fulvio
  • Ronco, Guglielmo
  • Franceschi, Silvia
Type
Published Article
Journal
Infectious Agents and Cancer
Publisher
Springer (Biomed Central Ltd.)
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2014
Volume
9
Issue
1
Pages
4–4
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1186/1750-9378-9-4
PMID: 24438317
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Increasing vaccination coverage among girls is the most effective option for decreasing HPV16/18. If not achievable, vaccinating boys is justifiable if vaccine cost has at least halved, because this option would almost double the number of vaccinees.

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