Vaccination Rates Stalled Among Teen Girls


By Molly Clifton

The Centers for Disease Control says only about half of teenage girls are getting the HPV vaccine.

The shot protects against the Human Papilloma Virus, which is sexually transmitted and can cause cervical cancer.

Vaccination rates have stalled at about 50 percent.

Health officials say doctors need to convince parents the shots can be vital.

This content requires the latest Adobe Flash Player and a browser with JavaScript enabled. Click here for a free download of the latest Adobe Flash Player.

What's onFull Schedule

Hot Video From AP

AP Video