What you need to know about HPV


HPV is a very infectious virus that can lead to cancer later in life. As from August 2020 all children in year 5 are offered vaccination against HPV in school. Girls have been offered this before. For boys this applies to those born in 2009 or later.

Information to parents about HPV and vaccination.

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Swedish version of this publication

Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten
Number of pages: 2
Article number: 21130