Global HBV mortality burden remains high

Despite a global initiative to reduce hepatitis B mortality, few of the countries with the highest burden are on track to meet elimination targets, according to research presented at the Liver Meeting Digital Experience.Rochelle Obiekwe, a graduate student in epidemiology at the University of Georgia College of Public Health, and colleagues evaluated the progress of these elimination efforts by tracking trends in estimated HBV mortality at the country level between 1990 and 2019.“The estimates of hepatitis B mortality are taken from the Global Burden of Disease study, which wasRead More

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