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Author Topic: U.S. Needs to Improve Efforts to Get Refugees With Hep B Into Ongoing Care  (Read 554 times)

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The United States needs to step up its game in getting refugees who have hepatitis B virus (HBV) into sustained medical care for the virus, according to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) analysis.

Publishing their findings in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, CDC investigators assessed the care provided for chronic hep B by three urban sites—in Denver, St. Paul and Philadelphia—that perform medical exams and provide primary care for refugees.

Certain countries, mostly in Asia and Africa, have a high prevalence of hepatitis B. People who come to the United States from such nations have higher HBV rates than the U.S. population as a whole.

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https://www.hepmag.com/article/us-needs-improve-efforts-get-refugees-hep-b-ongoing-care

 


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