NanoVir LLC of Kalamazoo, in partnership with the University of Missouri-St. Louis, has announced the results of a study that characterized the mechanism by which their novel antiviral compounds to prompt cells to selectively destroy human papillomavirus DNA.
For the vaccine to be effective, it must be given before boys or girls become sexually active.
Republican politicians continue to work against HPV vaccination despite its ability to prevent thousands of cases of cervical cancer and resulting deaths.
The Center for Disease Control is now recommending that both boys and girls now get the controversial HPV vaccine.
Increases in vaccination rates for human papillomavirus (HPV) are trailing increases in rates for two other vaccines recommended for teens and preteens, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.