How many deaths in the US are attributed to chronic hepatitis B (HBV) (Hep B) annually?

Updated: Aug 01, 2018
  • Author: Nikolaos T Pyrsopoulos, MD, PhD, MBA, FACP, AGAF; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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An estimated 1 million persons per year globally, including at least 5000 persons annually in the United States, die from chronic hepatitis B disease. [32]


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