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Diverging policies for vaccination against hepatitis B

  • S. Iwarson
Conference paper
Part of the Archives of Virology book series (ARCHIVES SUPPL, volume 4)

Summary

Policies toward vaccination against hepatitis B vary globally according to local prevalence and the population of infected individuals. In the present report, vaccination plans, policies, risks, and experiences of both apparent successes and failures are described. Possible plans, including local vaccine production, are discussed in regard to problems of third-world countries with high HB prevalence. Recommendations are made for vaccina¬tion policies in various circumstances.

Keywords

Booster Dose Vaccine Injection Vaccination Plan Ostra Hospital Western European Center 
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© Springer-Verlag 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Iwarson
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  1. 1.Department of Infectious DiseasesUniversity of Göteborg, Östra HospitalGöteborgSweden

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