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56 per cent of young adults in a new sexual relationship infected with HPV

Jan. 14, 2010 - Researchers of the HITCH Cohort Study found more than half (56 per cent) of young adults in a new sexual relationship were infected with human papillomavirus (HPV). Of those, nearly half (44 per cent) were infected with an HPV type that causes cancer.