Dr Jeremy Tibble speaks at Hepatitis B Foundation Brighton forum

Hepatitis B is an increasing problem encountered in the UK with an ever changing mobile population and increasing immigrant population. Currently the UK does not have a universal vaccination programme but targets high-risk groups.
In this video, Dr Jeremy Tibble discusses the incidence of hepatitis B and the potential outcomes of an acute infection. As well as this, Dr Tibble explores the consequences of not clearing the virus in addition to advice for pregnant mothers with the disease and how to negate the risks of transmission of the virus to offspring. Treatment is extremely effective using oral antiviral agents which are discussed, access to which is through specialists with an interest in viral hepatitis.

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