Content Analysis of Digital Media Coverage of the HPV School-Entry Requirement Policy in Puerto Rico

In August 2018, Puerto Rico (PR) became the 4th state or territory in the United States to adopt a human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine school-entry requirement for students 11–12 years old. Evidence suggests that the content of media coverage may impact people’s perception of the HPV vaccine and their willingness to vaccinate. This study aimed to analyze the content of digital news coverage related to the implementation of the policy in Puerto Rico.

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