The CDC now estimates about 70 percent of all oropharyngeal cancers may be caused by HPV, including roughly 12,600 cases in men each year.
No cases of the virus have been recorded in Indiana, but a local veterinarian explains the symptoms and prevention.
About 96 percent of the reported deaths occurred in those who were 50 years or older.
Indiana’s relatively strict vaccination requirements could put the state at less risk of widespread outbreaks of vaccine-preventable illnesses.
The State Department of Health recommends a three-pronged approach to fighting the flu: get a vaccine, cover coughs and sneezes, and stay home if you’re sick.
The USDA has granted a permit for use of a vaccine that would help curb the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus, a disease that has devastated Indiana pig farmers.
Indiana ranks in the bottom half of states for on-time infant vaccinations.
The FDA approved the HPV vaccine seven years ago, but Indiana's vaccination rate still lags behind other states.
IU Health officials say nearly 200 employees will leave the company in protest of a requirement to get a flu shot.
Pertussis has been around for more than 70 years and health officials say it's increasing in Indiana.