The feminization of HPV: How science, politics, economics and gender norms shaped U.S. HPV vaccine implementation

@inproceedings{Daley2017TheFO,
  title={The feminization of HPV: How science, politics, economics and gender norms shaped U.S. HPV vaccine implementation},
  author={Ellen M Daley and Cheryl A Vamos and Erika L Thompson and Gregory D. Zimet and Zeev Rosberger and Laura K Merrell and Nolan S Kline},
  booktitle={Papillomavirus research},
  year={2017}
}
Human papillomavirus (HPV) can cause a number of anogenital cancers (i.e., cervical, penile, anal, vaginal, vulvar) and genital warts. A decade ago, the HPV vaccine was approved, and has been shown to be a public health achievement that can reduce the morbidity and mortality for HPV-associated diseases. Yet, the mistaken over-identification of HPV as a female-specific disease has resulted in the feminization of HPV and HPV vaccines. In this critical review, we trace the evolution of the… CONTINUE READING
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