Published in Hepatitis Weekly, June 17th, 1996
During the mid-1980's the incidence of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection was significantly higher among healthcare workers than among the general population, but in 1994 hepatitis B among this group actually dropped below the national average and has stayed there.
"Close to 70 percent of hospital-based healthcare workers have had the hepatitis B vaccination series," Miriam Alter of the CDC told Hepatitis Weekly. "While that is good,...
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