Universal Infant Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Vaccination for 35 Years: Moving Toward the Eradication of HBV

Journal of Infectious Diseases
Volume 225, Issue 3, 1 February 2022
https://academic.oup.com/jid/issue/225/3

 

Universal Infant Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Vaccination for 35 Years: Moving Toward the Eradication of HBV
Kai-Chi Chang, Mei-Hwei Chang, Huey-Ling Chen, Jia-Feng Wu, Chin-Hao Chang
The Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 225, Issue 3, 1 February 2022, Pages 431–435, https://doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiab401
Universal hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccination effectively prevented chronic HBV infection. High vaccination coverage, comprehensive screening, and antiviral agents for pregnant mothers are essential to eliminate its perinatal transmission and for future elimination.