Vaccination against HPV is nowhere near being widespread, despite the potential complications of contracting the sexually transmitted disease. However, Latino teens are emerging as more aggressive than their counterparts when it comes to taking the initiative to get the vaccine, according to recent findings by the National Health Interview Survey and the Vaccine medical journal. “Adolescents with a Hispanic origin … were more likely than their counterparts to initiate the HPV vaccine,” said one of the research’s contributors, UTMB’s Dr. Abbey Berenson.