Published in Hepatitis Weekly, October 21st, 2002
Typically, hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccine regimens are completed with one or two additional doses of vaccine being given within 6 months of the first dose. Now though, investigators at Liverpool Hospital in Sydney, Australia have established that better vaccine coverage might be obtained by vaccinating adolescents every 12 months, when it may be more practical to offer successive doses in environments such as schools.
The Australian HBV vaccine study...
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