Control of a Community-Wide Outbreak of Hepatitis A by Mass Vaccination with Inactivated Hepatitis A Vaccine

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 The epidemiology and control of hepatitis A virus was investigated during an outbreak of hepatitis A in a village in Israel. Postexposure administration of immune globulin to contacts was ineffective in controlling the outbreak. However, within 2 weeks of starting a mass immunization campaign with hepatitis A vaccine, the incidence of hepatitis A declined… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s100960100461

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