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Is hepatitis b communicable?

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Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience in Family Medicine
Hepatitis B: Hepatitis b is quite communicable, but it takes direct blood to blood contact (e.g., IV needles, transfusions, sex with someone who has it). There is a vaccine that is very effective to prevent it; it requires 3 shots.
Answered on Oct 26, 2018
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