Miriam J. Alter

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Hepatitis B vaccination is the most effective measure to prevent hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and its consequences, including cirrhosis of the liver, liver cancer, liver failure, and death. In(More)
Hepatitis C occurs worldwide and in all age and racial/ethnic groups studied. The most efficient transmission is through percutaneous exposure to infectious blood, but may also occur as a result of(More)
This report is the first of a two-part statement from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) that updates the strategy to eliminate hepatitis B virus (HBV) transmission in the United(More)