Originally Posted by BrigidsDaughter
You can get a shot of Guardasil here in the states that protects against HPV. It is now mandatory (at least in NY) for all girls at the onset of puberty and recommended for boys (who can carry and transmit it to girls). Much like the menengitis vaccine is now required for college entrance.
It doesn't protect against all strains of HPV, just the ones most likely to cause cervical cancer.