What is the WHO recommendation for infant and neonatal hepatitis B (HBV) (Hep B) vaccination?

Updated: Aug 01, 2018
  • Author: Nikolaos T Pyrsopoulos, MD, PhD, MBA, FACP, AGAF; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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It is recommended that all infants receive their first dose of hepatitis B vaccine as soon as possible after birth (≤24 hours preferred), followed by two or three doses.


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