Hepatitis Immunology & Vaccine Biology

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. Hepatitis B vaccine is available for all age groups to prevent HBV infection.

The currently used hepatitis B vaccines are made synthetically (i.e. they do not contain blood products) and have been available in the U.S. since 1986. You cannot get hepatitis B from the vaccine. Learn more.

This safe and effective vaccine is recommended for all infants at birth and for children up to 18 years. Adults, especially those who fall into a high-risk group, should also seriously consider getting the hepatitis B vaccine.

For Children and Adolescents:

All children should get their first dose of hepatitis B vaccine at birth and complete the vaccine series by 6–18 months of age. Hepatitis B vaccine is recommended for all babies so that they will be protected from a serious but preventable disease. Babies and young children are at much greater risk for developing a chronic infection if infected, but the vaccine can prevent this.

All children and adolescents younger than 19 years of age who have not yet gotten the vaccine should also be vaccinated. "Catch-up" vaccination is recommended for children and adolescents who were never vaccinated or who did not get the entire vaccine series.

Hepatitis vaccines 2016 hosting presentations from Global Leaders in the field across the Globe and bringing together vaccine stakeholders including academic researchers, public health clinicians, vaccine policy makers, corporate and vaccine manufacturers. With the generous response and support received from the participants of previous vaccines conferences. OMICS Internationalproudly announces “International Conference on Hepatitis Vaccines” which will be held during June 16–18, 2016 in Rome, Italy. The Theme of the conference is “Innovative research’s & technologies in Hepatitis Vaccines”.

List of Best International Conferences:

  • 10th Euro Global Summit and Expo on Vaccines & Vaccination, June 16-18, 2016, Italy
  • Annual Conference on H1N1 & Influenza Vaccines, July 25-26, 2016, USA
  • International Conference on Hepatitis Vaccines, July 25-26, 2016, Australia
  • 11th Global Summit and Expo on Vaccines & Vaccination, Sept 12-14, 2016, USA
  • 13th Asia Pacific Global Summit and Expo on Vaccines & Vaccination, Nov 10-12, 2016, Australia
  • The Liver Meeting 2015, USA
  • 2nd Hepatitis Cure & Eradication Meeting 2015, Canada
  • 4th Canadian Symposium on Hepatitis C Virus, Canada
  • The Viral Hepatitis Congress, Germany
  • The Singapore Hepatitis Conference, Singapore
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