Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals

WHO/IVB/10.01

The Global Prevalence of Hepatitis A Virus Infection and Susceptibility: A Systematic Review

This report presents the results of a systematic review of the literature of the global prevalence of hepatitis A virus infection. This information is summarized by 21 regions as defined by the Global Burden of Disease Study (www.globalburden.org). The target audience includes researchers, health professionals, policy makers, and other experts. The work will contribute to an understanding of the global burden of disease from hepatitis A virus infection when the information is used to inform later models.

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