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The Problem of Hepatitis B

By April 3, 2008

Hepatitis B infection is the leading cause of chronic hepatitis and cirrhosis in the world. Here in the States, about 1.5 million people are infected with the virus.

It's a problem that's easily solved because there is a vaccine for hepatitis B. It's safe and effective and absolutely appropriate for children. It's important that children are vaccinated because the risk of chronic infection from the hepatitis B virus is higher in children than adults.

Interested in learning more about hepatitis B? Check out my new article, "Viral Hepatitis B Infection."

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