[Vaccination of children against hepatitis B in Mayotte, French Comoros Island].

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is responsible for a worldwide mortality of 1 million people each year. It constitutes a major public health problem, especially in highly endemic zones, where it concerns the youngest children, primarily by a mother to child transmission, with a strong risk of chronic hepatitis infection and hepatocellular carcinoma. Immunisation of… CONTINUE READING