Home   Kent   News   Article

HPV vaccine to be offered to Kent boys

By Lucy Hickmott

For the first time, all year 8 boys in Kent are going to be offered the HPV vaccine to help protect them against some forms of cancer.

Girls have been given the jab since 2008 in a bid to reduce the number of cases of cervical cancer caused by the virus, and now experts say 12 and 13 year-old boys should have it too.

Also in today's episode we've been looking ahead to the Medway Youth Awards and getting an update on work to create what's thought to be the world's first triple deck stake park in Folkestone.

In case you missed it:

Join the debate...
Comments |

Don't have an account? Please Register first!

The KM Group does not moderate comments. Please click here for our house rules.

People who post abusive comments about other users or those featured in articles will be banned.

Thank you. Your comment has been received and will appear on the site shortly.


Terms of Comments
We do not actively moderate, monitor or edit contributions to the reader comments but we may intervene and take such action as we think necessary, please click here for our house rules. If you have any concerns over the contents on our site, please either register those concerns using the report abuse button, contact us here, email multimediadesk@thekmgroup.co.uk or call 01634 227989.

Follow us

Most popular

Kent Travel News

Close This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.Learn More