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Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B is a serious disease caused by a virus that attacks the liver. The virus, which is called hepatitis B virus (HBV), can cause lifelong infection, cirrhosis (scarring) of the liver, liver cancer, liver failure, and death. A vaccine is available to prevent this infection. Tests and treatment are also available.

Prevention and Control
Data and Surveillance
Perinatal Hepatitis B
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