Published in Vaccine Weekly, December 8th, 1997
The WHO wanted all countries in the world to include a hepatitis B vaccine in their national immunization programs by the end of the year, but experts said they were unlikely to do so for around another decade.
"Being realistic, I don't see us reaching the target before 2005," Elizabeth McCloy of the Viral Hepatitis Prevention Board lobby group said at a conference in Madrid, Spain.
Hepatitis B, one of the world's most common...
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