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Fighting HPV in Bhutan

Bhutan is the first developing country to embrace a vaccine to fight cervical cancer.
Publish Date: Topic: Body + BrainBody & BrainNova
By Ari Daniel

Human papillomavirus, or HPV, can cause cervical cancer. Bhutan is the first developing country to welcome the widespread vaccination of girls against HPV, and cervical cancer rates have dropped. Some countries have resisted the vaccine, but in Bhutan even the royal princess is onboard.

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