"Learn more about how the hepatitis B vaccine prevents infection and keeps children and adults from getting hepatitis B.
Hepatitis B is a significant public health threat, with up to 2.2 million in the United States infected. Many people with chronic hepatitis B were infected at birth or during early childhood, which increases the chance of a chronic, or lifelong, illness. Over time, chronic hepatitis B can cause serious health problems including liver cancer and liver failure. Recently, CDC published updated vaccination recommendations for the hepatitis B virus.Learn more about how the vaccine keeps children and adults from being infected with the hepatitis B virus.."
Hepatitis B Vaccine