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Hepatitis B VIS

Hepatitis B VIS
February 2, 2012
 

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Out-of-date translations

The translations for some VISs on our website are from previously published English-language versions that have since been updated. Unfortunately, IAC is not always able to obtain translations as updates are issued. Please ensure that your patients receive information consistent with the current English-language version of the following VISs.
TRANSLATIONS OF THE JULY 18, 2007 HEPATITIS B VIS
Nepali    
These translations do not contain the following CDC update:
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Minor language changes throughout.
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Epidemiologic statistics in section 1.
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Inclusion of the routine schedules and addition of recommendation for adults with diabetes in section 3.
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Note about waiting to donate blood following vaccination in section 4.
TRANSLATIONS OF THE JULY 11, 2001 HEPATITIS B VIS
Croatian Japanese Punjabi Serbo-Croatian
Ilokano Laotian Romanian  
Italian Polish Samoan  
These translations do not contain the following CDC updates:
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On July 18, the CDC posted an interim VIS for hepatitis B. There are minor changes throughout, but the main purpose of the update is to emphasize the birth dose for all children.
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A final version will be developed.
TRANSLATIONS OF THE DECEMBER 16, 1998 HEPATITIS B VIS
German
These translations do not contain the following CDC updates:
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The number of new infections occurring annually is listed as 80,000 (previously 200,000).
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"Sharing of needles" when injecting illegal drugs has been added as a way of spreading the virus.
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The targeted groups to be vaccinated has been expanded to include public safety workers who might be exposed to infected blood or body fluids, household contacts of persons with chronic HBV infection, and hemodialysis patients.
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A time frame "in 6 months" has been added to the risk factor "people who have more than one sex partner."
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Information about the two-dose adolescent vaccine series has been added.
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The statement "Serious allergic reactions are extremely rare with any vaccine" has been added.
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The website of Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System has been added.
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A new URL for the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program is listed.
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HPV - Gardasil Polio - IPV
Influenza - IIV Polio - OPV
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