Few PCPs implementing universal HBV vaccination guidance

It is finally possible to eliminate hepatitis B virus in the United States, as long as a multipronged strategy is used to fully implement new guidance that recommends universal vaccination for adults aged 19 to 59 years, experts said.This multipronged strategy includes increasing clinician awareness of the guidance, which is currently low, according to Rita K. Kuwahara, MD, MIH, a primary care internal medicine physician and health policy fellow at Georgetown University.The guidance was adopted by the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) in November. In addition toRead More

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