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Kitchener, Ontario ---13/09/07--- Megan Burrows, a grade 8 student at Westheights Public School in Kitchener, Ontario gets the HPV shot at school Thursday, September 13, 2007. GEOFF ROBINS The Globe and Mail
Kitchener, Ontario ---13/09/07--- Megan Burrows, a grade 8 student at Westheights Public School in Kitchener, Ontario gets the HPV shot at school Thursday, September 13, 2007. GEOFF ROBINS The Globe and Mail
(GEOFF ROBINS for The Globe and Mail)

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Prince Edward Island has announced that it will extend publicly funded vaccinations for human papilloma virus to Grade 6 boys beginning in the fall. Grade 6 girls have been getting the HPV vaccine in PEI schools since 2007.