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Simon Harris Says HPV testing Will Be In Place This Year

The Health Minister insists it is his intention to roll out HPV testing this year.

It had been due to be introduced in September, but was delayed due to the backlog in the number of smear tests.

The new test is set to be the primary screening method for the prevention of cervical cancer.

Minister Simon Harris says if the country moves to the new testing method, cervical cancer can become extraordinarily rare

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