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Hepatitis B

Local Doctor Talks About World Hepatitis Day

Saturday is World Hepatitis Day focusing on viruses that affect several million people in the U.S.


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April Deadline For Pa. Students’ Immunizations Fast Approaching

New immunization laws went into effect last August and the deadline for Pennsylvania children to receive these vaccines is April 30th.


(The rally promoting hepatitis B vaccination took place in the concourse level of Dilworth Plaza, adjacent to Philadelphia City Hall.  Photos by John McDevitt)

‘Superheroes’ Rally In Philadelphia To Fight Hepatitis B

About 100 people rallied outside Philadelphia City Hall on Tuesday afternoon, becoming “superheroes for a day” in the fight against hepatitis B.