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04-September-2022
IMPORTANCE OF HEPATITIS B VACCINE

Hepatitis B vaccination is indicated to prevent active infection with the hepatitis B virus, which can lead to chronic liver failure and hepatocellular carcinoma. This vaccine is not only specifically for adults, children are also recommended to get this vaccine from an early age. WHO (World Health Organization) also recommends that this vaccine be given to babies within 24 hours after birth.

 

WHAT IS HEPATITIS B?