Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B News

  • Tenofovir Fails to Add Extra Hepatitis B Protection for Vaccinated Newborns Adding tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) to an aggressive treatment strategy fails to give extra protection to newborns at risk for contracting hepatitis B virus (HBV) from their infected mothers, according to a study at 17 public hospitals in Thailand.
  • Alert ACIP Issues 2018 Child and Adolescent Vaccine Schedule Recommendations clarify who should get a third dose of the mumps vaccine and highlight that the hepatitis B vaccine should be given to all nonpremature babies within the first 24 hours of life.

Hepatitis B Perspective



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