gastroenterology
Hepatitis

HBV eradication targets: can Australia still meet them?


Australia is not on track to meet local or global targets regarding chronic hepatitis B. Although treatment has prevented about 2,300 deaths in Australia between 2000 and 2017, only 8.7% of the estimated 221,420 people living with chronic hepatitis B in 2017 were receiving treatment, Victorian research shows. This number is less than one third ...

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