A new immunization campaign gets underway soon to protect 180 thousand girls in developing countries from cervical cancer. The GAVI Alliance made the announcement Monday, World Cancer Day (2/4).
Most cervical cancer is caused by certain types of the human papillomavirus, or HPV. It’s transmitted through sex.
Dr. Seth Berkley says it takes an enormous toll.
“A woman dies every two minutes from cervical cancer. This kills more women than childbirth. The estimated number now is 275,000 …