• Prevalence of anogenital warts declines significantly in US adults attending STD clinics

    7 days ago - By Healio

    There was a significant decline in the prevalence of anogenital warts between 2010 and 2016 among adults who attended STD clinics, according to research findings published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases.
    Researchers noted significant declines in prevalence among women, men who have sex with women only and men who have sex with men and said declines in younger age groups were likely due to the implementation of HPV vaccination, which can protect against the two HPV types that cause 90% of genital warts.
    “In the United States, HPV vaccine uptake, or coverage,
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