HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the U.S. Nearly half of American adults have it according to a recent report from the National Center for Health Statistics.
This hour, we learn more about human papillomavirus from a Connecticut gynecologist and an infectious disease specialist at Yale. We talk risks and prevention.
Do you have questions about HPV? Are you weighing whether to vaccinate your son or daughter?
Plus, what can the U.S. learn from China’s sex education in schools? We learn about recent changes to China’s sex ed curriculum from a writer based in Shanghai.
- Dr. Linda Matonis - Chief, Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Hospital of Central Connecticut
- Dr. Caitlin Elizabeth Hansen - Associate Research Scientist and Attending Physician specializing in HPV and pediatric infectious diseases, Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital and Yale School of Medicine
- Stu Nugent - Shanghai based Communications Manager for LELO and author of Huffington Post piece, China Just Put Our Sex Education To Shame
- Sarah Croucher - Executive Director of NARAL Pro-Choice Connecticut
Chion Wolf contributed to this show.