A cohesive European policy for hepatitis B vaccination, are we there yet?

@article{Lernout2014ACE,
  title={A cohesive European policy for hepatitis B vaccination, are we there yet?},
  author={Tinne Lernout and Greet Hendrickx and Alex Vorsters and Liudmila Mosina and Nedret Emiroğlu and Pierre van Damme},
  journal={Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases},
  year={2014},
  volume={20 Suppl 5},
  pages={19-24}
}
Despite the availability of safe and effective hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccines for more than 30 years, the burden of hepatitis B disease is still substantial. In 1992, the WHO recommended the inclusion of HBV vaccination in all national vaccination programmes. As of 2012, 47 of the 53 European countries (89%) had implemented a universal hepatitis B vaccination programme. The most recent countries to follow the recommendation were Ireland (in 2008) and the Netherlands (in 2011). Still, six… CONTINUE READING
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