Published in Blood Weekly, July 10th, 1995
An advisory committee to the CDC recommended that persons at risk for hepatitis A virus infection be immunized through vaccination. Hepatitis A virus (HAV) is highly contagious and poses a serious health risk to persons who become infected. HAV causes acute liver disease and debilitating symptoms that can last up to one year.
The CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommended that the...
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