[Hepatitis B vaccination in France: vaccination coverage in 2002].

  title={[Hepatitis B vaccination in France: vaccination coverage in 2002].},
  author={François Denis},
  journal={Bulletin de l'Academie nationale de medecine},
  volume={188 1},
  • François Denis
  • Published 2004 in Bulletin de l'Academie nationale de medecine
In parts of Europe where the relevant data are available, the vaccinal coverage rate of children against hepatitis B virus ranges from 27.5 to 99.0% and that of adolescents from 52 to 98%. In France, an exhaustive population survey conducted in 2002 revealed an overall vaccine coverage rate of over 21.7% and very low three-dose coverage rates among infants (19.8%), children (23.3%), and adolescents (46.2%) which are inadequate to protect future generations from HBV infection and its… CONTINUE READING

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