Published in Vaccine Weekly, April 3rd, 1995
More than 210,000 refugees from the former Soviet Union (FSU) have been admitted to the United States since the easing of emigration restrictions in 1988.
"When a high prevalence of reactive tuberculin skin tests was noted among these refugees, clinicians questioned whether other conditions of public health importance, particularly chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and lack of immunity to measles, mumps, and...
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