Hepatitis B vaccine
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Hepatitis B vaccine

Petra Kendall-Raynor Freelance health journalist

Essential facts

The hepatitis B vaccine is highly effective in preventing infection if given before exposure and is also effective post-exposure. Post-exposure vaccination should start immediately.

Primary Health Care. 27, 8, 10-10. doi: 10.7748/phc.27.8.10.s9

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