The Week in Review: Dec 21, 2018 – Jan 4, 2019

Friday, Jan 4, 2019 News Recap: Hepatitis B Treatment, Viread, Approved in USA for Children Under 12 Hepatitis B in children is of particular concern, as the younger a person is when she/he contracts HBV, the greater likelihood of developing the chronic form of the disease. While HBV vaccination (primarily of users of IV drugs, or of infants born to HBV+ mothers) remains the greatest HBV-related public health challenge for Canada, we also should con...