News Update: FDA approves drugs for prevention of cervical cancer, genital warts, and seasonal influenza

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved several agents for use in pediatric patients, including a new cervical cancer vaccine and a seasonal influenza vaccine.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved several agents for use in pediatric patients, including a new cervical cancer vaccine and a seasonal influenza vaccine. The agency also approved a new indication for the vaccine Gardasil; the agent can now be used for the prevention of genital warts caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) in boys and men aged 9 to 26 years.