View Hepatitis B Vaccine Schedule For Adults Pictures
View Hepatitis B Vaccine Schedule For Adults Pictures. In the technically speaking column in august, we discussed routine hepatitis b vaccination of infants, children and teens. In the united states, hepatitis b vaccination is recommended for all infants at birth.
Adults in high risk situations also are advised to receive hepatitis b vaccine. It's extremely rare for these vaccines to cause serious harm or death. If the person getting the vaccine has a serious reaction, call the doctor or seek immediate medical attention.
It is the only vaccine that is given at this time.
For vaccine recommendations for persons 18 years of age or younger, see the recommended child/ adolescent immunization schedule. It's extremely rare for these vaccines to cause serious harm or death. Most adults who get hepatitis b have this acute form of hepatitis b, and then get better. Hepatitis b vaccine is indicated for prevention of infection caused by all known subtypes of hepatitis b virus.