What is the efficacy of hepatitis B (HBV) (Hep B) vaccination in children?

Updated: Aug 01, 2018
  • Author: Nikolaos T Pyrsopoulos, MD, PhD, MBA, FACP, AGAF; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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In Taiwan, which in 1984 launched a nationwide HBV vaccination program, the prevalence of HCC in children younger than 20 years has been reported to be 0.5% or less. [4]


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