Understanding vaccines: HPV (Gardasil, Cervarix)
As parents, we face a number of new vaccine options. Because we didn’t grow up with these new vaccines or learn about them in school, they are not always well understood. And, since some of the new vaccines often are not part of national immunization schedules, a lot of parents wonder how necessary they are and if the extra expense is cost effective.
Over the next weeks and months, we’ll be posting about some of these newer immunizations. We’ll start today by sharing some basic information.