Infection with other types of HPV may cause genital warts, skin warts and verrucas, vaginal cancer or vulval cancer (although these types of cancer are rare), anal cancer or cancer of the penis, some cancers of the head and neck and laryngeal papillomas (warts on the voice box or vocal cords).Studies have already shown that the vaccine protects against HPV infection for around 10 years, although experts expect protection to be for much longer.'The decision was based on two findings,' said Mr Perkins.
The human papilloma virus (HPV) is the name given to a family of viruses.
There are over 100 different types of HPV, with around 40 types that affect the genital area.
Dating apps such as Tinder are increasing people's risk of catching a cancer-causing virus passed on through oral sex, dentists warn.
Experts say almost half of adults will be infected with the human papilloma virus (HPV) at some point in their life.
Different types of HPV are classed as either high risk or low risk, depending on the conditions they can cause.