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Where in the world is hepatitis b more prevalent?

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Dr. John Sampson
Anesthesiology

In brief: Hepatitis B

Sub-saharan africa and east asia have the highest incidents of hepatitis b in the world.

In brief: Hepatitis B

Sub-saharan africa and east asia have the highest incidents of hepatitis b in the world.
Dr. John Sampson
Dr. John Sampson
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Dr. Lance Stein
Internal Medicine - Hepatology

In brief: Asia, Eastern Europe

From the who website: hepatitis b is endemic in china and other parts of asia where 8-10% of the adult population are chronically infected.
High rates of chronic infections are also found in the amazon and the southern parts of eastern and central europe. In the middle east and indian sub-continent, an estimated 2% to 5% of the general population is chronically infected.

In brief: Asia, Eastern Europe

From the who website: hepatitis b is endemic in china and other parts of asia where 8-10% of the adult population are chronically infected.
High rates of chronic infections are also found in the amazon and the southern parts of eastern and central europe. In the middle east and indian sub-continent, an estimated 2% to 5% of the general population is chronically infected.
Dr. Lance Stein
Dr. Lance Stein
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