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What is the rationale for giving innocent newborn babies a hep b vaccine?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Prevent death/cancer

The primary goal of giving a vaccine is to prevent disease.
Timeing o focuses on how soon it can provide protection & how best to protect as many as possible.When the present vaccine was used in locals to help prevent mother-baby transmission, the long term effect was the first decline in liver disease/cancer/transplants in the vaccines history.Other schedules didn't. The cost of delay can add up.

In brief: Prevent death/cancer

The primary goal of giving a vaccine is to prevent disease.
Timeing o focuses on how soon it can provide protection & how best to protect as many as possible.When the present vaccine was used in locals to help prevent mother-baby transmission, the long term effect was the first decline in liver disease/cancer/transplants in the vaccines history.Other schedules didn't. The cost of delay can add up.
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