HPV vaccine: How it protects against cervical cancer and who can get it – BBC News

Studies have shown that the vaccine protects against HPV infection for at least 10 years, although experts expect protection to last much longer.

The first major study suggests it is very effective, cutting cases of cervical cancer by nearly 90%.

Published in the Lancet, it looked at what happened after the vaccine was introduced for girls in England in 2008.

Source: HPV vaccine: How it protects against cervical cancer and who can get it – BBC News