The state’s health department is considering updates to its immunization policy for school kids from preschool through college. The proposals would require flu shots for kids up to age five and the HPV vaccine for kids entering ninth grade.
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Some of the articles are for a scholarly audience, but I found lots of interest and think others who aren't physicians or researchers will, too.