Birth Dose of Hepatitis B Vaccine

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3 page handout
Description: 
Description of rationale for administering the hepatitis B vaccine at birth, including how Hepatitis B is spread, can it be prevented, and why the birth dose is important.
Keywords: 
vaccine, vaccination, immunization, Hepatitis B, newborn, birth dose
Publication or Revision Year: 
2017
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No
Writing Team Contact: 
Megan Bollinger