Almost 50% of U.S. men have HPV infection that causes cancer of the cervix, head, neck, throat and anus, shock figures reveal

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Almost half of America’s male population has human papilloma virus (HPV), new figures reveal.

But just 10 percent of men have pursued getting the three-shot vaccination to protect themselves against the sexually-transmitted virus.

HPV, the most common sexually-transmitted infection in the United States, has driven up rates of various cancers in men – including penis, anus, throat, head, and neck cancers.

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