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Hepatitis B virus seroepidemiology data for Africa: Modelling intervention strategies based on a systematic review and meta-analysis

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Background International Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for elimination of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection set ambitious targets for 2030. In African populations, infant immunisation has been fundamental to reducing incident infections in children, but overall population prevalence of chronic hepatitis B (CHB) infection remains high. In high-prevalence populations, adult catch-up vaccination has sometimes been deployed, but an alternative Test and Treat (T&T) approach could be used as...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pmed.1003068

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MSD
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NDM
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NDM Experimental Medicine
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Author
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0000-0002-7436-8727
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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0000-0002-5795-5313
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0000-0001-8398-0689
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0000-0001-6825-9324
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Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PLoS medicine Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
4
Article number:
e1003068
Place of publication:
United States
Publication date:
2020-04-21
Acceptance date:
2020-03-13
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EISSN:
1549-1676
ISSN:
1549-1277
Pmid:
32315297
Language:
English
Pubs id:
1101213
Local pid:
pubs:1101213
Deposit date:
2020-06-15

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