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More than 1 in 5 U.S. adults are infected with cancer-causing HPV, CDC report says

Thursday, April 6, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Samantha Porter
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"During a recent two-year period, almost 23 percent of U.S. adults ages 18 to 59 had a type of genital human papillomavirus (HPV) that put them at high risk of certain cancers, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report published Thursday.

"That percentage jumped to more than 42 percent during 2013 to 2014 if any type of genital HPV was included, the CDC found. In both groups, prevalence was higher in men than in women..."

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