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

November 1, 2009

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.