A Quick Guide to the Hepatitis B Vaccine

April 7, 2023

While the hepatitis B vaccine has been in use for over four decades and vaccination against hep B is part of the routine immunization process of infants in Canada, the disease still has not been stamped out.

The World Health Organization’s ‘The Global progress report on HIV, viral hepatitis and sexually transmitted infections, 2021’ estimates that 296 million around the world are living with hep B. While some cases of the disease are mild, others can progress into a life-threatening chronic illness.

And chronic hepatitis B cannot be cured. That is why it is so important to get yourself and your loved ones vaccinated against hepatitis B. In this article, we will prov