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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 26, HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS
Chapter 4: "Communicable disease" defined
Section: 26:4-95.3: Findings, declarations relative to HPV.
1. The Legislature finds and declares that:
a. The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States, and can be transmitted without intercourse;
b. Although most HPV infections are benign and many strains clear on their own, certain strains have serious consequences, including cervical cancer and genital warts;
c. HPV has been detected in over 90\% of cervical cancer cases, and the American Cancer Society estimates that over 9,700 new cases of HPV-related cervical cancer will occur in the United States this year; and
d. It is appropriate to take measures through education to significantly reduce medical problems and deaths attributable to HPV.
L.2007, c.134, s.1.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:49.
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