Jabs for the Boys – why no catch-up?

As reported in a post last month, we are seeing more evidence of the increasing  contribution of HPV to incidence of head and neck cancer.

Last year in the UK it was announced that boys, as well as girls, would be vaccinated against HPV. So far the suggestion of a catch-up programme for boys who have missed out has been ignored.

Daily Mail Article

Many parents who wish to protect their sons may find the cost of a private vaccination prohibitive and the decision of the DHSC will cost lives.