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  1. Hepatitis B infection has been preventable by vaccination since 1982. As of 2022, the hepatitis B vaccine is between 98% and 100% effective in preventing infection. The vaccine is administered in several doses; after an initial dose, two or three more vaccine doses are required at a later time for full effect.

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  2. Jan 09, 2019 · Despite having an effective vaccine, hepatitis B is the world’s most common liver infection; over 292 million people around the world are estimated to be living with chronic hepatitis B. While hepatitis C tends to get more attention and research funding, hepatitis B is considerably more common and causes more liver-related cancer and death ...

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    Hepatitis B infection has been preventable by vaccination since 1982. As of 2022, the hepatitis B vaccine is between 98% and 100% effective in preventing infection. The vaccine is administered in several doses; after an initial dose, two or three more vaccine doses are required at a later time for full effect.

  4. CDC: “Hepatitis E,” “Hepatitis C: Testing Baby Boomers Saves Lives,” "Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public," "Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public," "Hepatitis C FAQs for the Public," "Hepatitis D ...

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    Hepatitis D is a defective virus that requires hepatitis B to replicate and is only found with hepatitis B co-infection. In adults, hepatitis B infection is most commonly self-limiting, with less than 5% progressing to chronic state, and 20 to 30% of those chronically infected developing cirrhosis or liver cancer. [27]

  6. Viral Hepatitis Surveillance and Case Management Guidance Guidance for jurisdictions to implement and improve hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C surveillance and case management 2020-2025 Strategic Plan

  7. Acute hepatitis C occurs within the first 6 months after someone is exposed to the hepatitis C virus. Hepatitis C can be a short-term illness, but for most people, acute infection leads to chronic infection. Chronic hepatitis C can be a lifelong infection if left untreated. Chronic hepatitis C can cause serious health problems, including liver ...

  8. Oct 23, 2018 · The average hepatitis C incubation period is 45 days, but it can range from 14 to 180 days. The average hepatitis B incubation period is 120 days, but it can range from 45 to 160 days. People who ...

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