VIDEO: Prevention has ‘always been the cure’ for hepatitis B virus infection

In a Healio video exclusive, Jeff Baxter, president and CEO of VBI Vaccines, discusses the current burden of hepatitis B virus infection and shares updates on prevention and treatment strategies for Hepatitis Awareness Month.As of 2019, the WHO estimates that nearly 300 million people worldwide are chronically infected with HBV, with an estimated 1.1 million deaths each year, Baxter said. The CDC reports that 2.2 million are chronically infected in the U.S.“The CDC estimates that, incredibly, 68% of people with chronic HBV infection are unaware of their status,” Baxter said. “HepatitisRead More

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