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Over 4,000 vaccinated against hepatitis B...

The disease is caused by a virus found in blood and body fluids.

Lack of kits hampers Hepatitis B vaccination...

The district has not been able to establish a treatment and vaccination centre due to inadequate funding from the health ministry

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Hepatitis B cases worry Uganda police

Byaruhanga declined to disclose the number of those affected with the deadly disease saying that field teams were still comparing data.

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Lack of equipment delays Katakwi mass Hepatitis...

Hepatitis B prevalence rate in some districts is over 20% a figure higher than the national HIV prevalence rate which hovers around 7%

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Hepatitis outstrips AIDS, TB as killer: report...

There are five main types, known as A, B, C, D and E.

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Hepatitis outstrips AIDS, TB as killer –...

"Whereas deaths from many infectious diseases have dropped since 1990, viral hepatitis deaths have risen."

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Hepatitis B vaccincation progressing well...

Twenty eight people have been diagnosed with the Hepatitis B virus since the vaccination exercise started on 17th March 2016

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Govt receives Hepatitis B testing apparatus...

The machines will be dispatched to 12 districts with highest burden of Hepatitis B

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Hepatitis B fight: Parliament pushes for...

Hepatitis B is a deadly disease caused by the hepatitis B virus which affects the liver and is spread through contact with the blood or body fluids of...

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