NEW YORK — Nearly half of U.S. adults have been infected with the human papillomavirus or HPV, according to the National Center for Health Statistics.A report released by the NCHS last week says about 45 percent of Americans ages 18 to 59 had some form of the virus.HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection and can lead to cervical cancer and genital warts.

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