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MSD Relaunched #GuardAgainstHPV Awareness Campaign

Valentine’s season may be over, but there are other reasons beyond romance to show love, like protecting yourself and your loved ones from vaccine-preventable diseases. One of the most common causes of genital cancers is the human papillomavirus or HPV. It infects a staggering 85 percent of sexually active men and women at least once in their lifetime. And while many experiences no health problems, there are those that do develop HPV-related diseases—from distressing genital warts to life-threatening cancers.