Immunization Science

Hepatitis B Vaccine


Effects of the Joint Statement on Thimerosal on Hepatitis B Immunization

Misinterpretation of the recommendations in the 1999 joint statement by US PHS and AAP on thimerosal in vaccines resulted in a significant decline of hepatitis B vaccine coverage for infants born to unscreened women.

Updated: Mayo 5, 2004 | Read full article...

Hepatitis B Birth Immunization and Neonatal Death

Hepatitis B vaccine (HBV) is widely administered to newborns both in the United States and worldwide. This study found no association between newborn immunization with HBV and death during the first month of life.

Updated: Junio 29, 2006 | Read full article...

Hepatitis B Vaccine and the Risk of Multiple Sclerosis

It has been suggested that the hepatitis B vaccine could cause demyelinating neurological disorders, such as multiple sclerosis (MS) and Guillain-Barré Syndrome. This study examines the risk of developing MS after hepatitis B vaccination.

Updated: Mayo 31, 2005 | Read full article...

Impact of Hepatitis B Vaccine

This Canadian study shows that immunization of preadolescents with hepatitis B vaccine eliminated infections in adolescents in British Columbia.

Updated: Agosto 24, 2005 | Read full article...

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