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Ahead of tomorrow’s World #Hepatitis Day, WHO calls to fast-tracking the elimination of hepatitis B among mothers and children for #HepatitisFreeFuture.More:

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The proportion of children <5 years of age chronically infected with #hepatitis B – new WHO estimate🟢 Just under 1%: 2019🟢 Around 5%: Between 1980s and early 2000s (pre-vaccine era)More #VaccinesWork

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Replying to@GlobalGoalsUN
This marks the achievement of one of the milestone targets to eliminate viral #hepatitis in the @GlobalGoalsUN ─ to reach under 1% prevalence of hepatitis B infections in children under five years of age by 2020.More: #VaccinesWork…

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Globally, more than 250 million people are living with chronic #hepatitis B infection.Infants are especially vulnerable: about 90% of children infected with hepatitis B virus in their first year of life become chronic carriers.More:
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Replying to@WHO@pahowhoand5others
Great bad problem and good service for everyone

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Published at Mon, 27 Jul 20 14:25:02 +0000

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