HSE urges parents to have daughters vaccinated against HPV

More than 90 Irish women will die from cervical cancer this year, according to the HSE.

The Health Service Executive is urging parents to get their daughters vaccinated against the Human Pamplona Virus (HPV) to prevent cervical cancer later in life.

The HPV vaccine was introduced for all girls in first year of second level school in 2010.

Cervical cancer is the second most common cause of death due to cancer in women aged 25-39.

Read: What you need to know about the HPV vaccine

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