The approval is based on evidence that the vaccine can prevent anogenital infections, with an ongoing trial looking at throat infection prevention in men likely to be critical for continued approval.
Victoria Forster, PhD
Victoria Forster is a postdoctoral research scientist and freelance science writer. Her research interests include; DNA repair deficiencies, pediatric cancers, stem cell and organoid models for cancer development and cancer treatment-related side effects. She is also a 25-year survivor of childhood leukemia and an advocate for childhood cancer awareness. She has bylines in several outlets including The Times, The Guardian, Forbes, and Cancer Therapy Advisor.