Network Science and Network Analysis

Representing, analyzing, and modeling the structure and dynamics of complex social, scientific, and technological systems as networks or graphs; and using computational tools for identifying, explaining, and understanding the patterns they contain

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Identifying False HPV-Vaccine Information and Modeling Its Impact on Risk Perceptions

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Jessie Chin
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National Institutes of Health

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the U.S., with over 34,000 new HPV-related cancers diagnosed annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. An HPV vaccine, which was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2006, is recommended as part of routine vaccinations for school-aged children. However, the vaccine's…


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