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Australia will become the first country in the world to eliminate cervical cancer.

Australia will become the first country in the world to eliminate cervical cancer.

culture and Lifestyle, Health
In recent years, Australia has been vaccinating for free all adolescents against the human papilloma virus. A prevention campaign that bears fruit. With soon four new cases for 100 000 inhabitants, Australia could become the first country in the world to eliminate cervical cancer. Cervical cancer today still has many victims around the world, partly because the disease is detected too late. This is the fourth most deadly cancer in women. On the other hand, if it is treated early enough, the chances of remission are very good. In this sense, the Australian health authorities have set up in 2007 a vaccination campaign for young adults against the human papilloma virus, the main vector of the disease. And the results are there. "Australia is on the move to eliminate cervical cancer as a pub...