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Author Topic: Hepatitis B Vaccine Works Well for People With Hepatitis C  (Read 4730 times)

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Hepatitis B Vaccine Works Well for People With Hepatitis C
« on: July 14, 2017, 10:07:51 am »
People with hepatitis C are as likely as people without the virus to produce protective antibodies after receiving the hepatitis B vaccine, according to research published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases.

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection can be prevented with an effective vaccine. Indeed, routine infant vaccination has reduced hepatitis B rates in several countries, including the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends the hepatitis B vaccine for people at risk who were not vaccinated as children. These include people with multiple sex partners, gay and bisexual men, people who inject drugs and medical providers and others who could be exposed on the job.

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https://www.hepmag.com/article/hepatitis-b-vaccine-works-people-hepatitis-c

 


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