Australia faces a hepatitis crisis without an urgent lift in immunisation and treatment levels, warn experts in the field. Liver
complications resulting from hepatitis B kill almost 400 Australians
each year, yet fewer than one in five people living with chronic
hepatitis B are receiving anti-viral treatment. Dr Benjamin Cowie,
an infectious diseases doctor at Royal Melbourne Hospital, says state
and federal governments must rethink current policies to stem a blow-out
in deadly liver disease and liver cancer cases... Read full article here.