Hepatitis B Vaccination Cuts Deaths From Liver Disease, Cancer: Study
The implications of the findings are global.
Taiwanese researchers report a 90 percent reduction in deaths from
complications of hepatitis B since the country began its infant
vaccination program in 1984.
Vaccinations have also decreased the
spread of hepatitis B, which can cause liver damage, liver cancer and a
deadly reaction in babies called infant fulminant hepatitis, the
Labels: disease progression, HBV, mortality, Vaccination