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Mistake in report: hepatitis B vaccination for drug misusers is recommended

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7099.61a (Published 05 July 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:61
  1. John Polkinghorne, Chairman, Drug Treatment Effectiveness Task Force, 1995-6a,
  2. John Strang, Directorb,
  3. Michael Farrell, Consultant psychiatristb
  1. a President's Lodge, Queens' College, Cambridge CB3 9UT
  2. b National Addiction Centre, Maudsley Hospital and Institute of Psychiatry, London SE5 8AF

    Editor—The importance of national hepatitis B vaccination programmes has correctly been identified as a vital public health response to the global epidemic of hepatitis B, and this supports the World Health Organisation's call for universal hepatitis B vaccination by 1997.1 While the authors of an article about hepatitis B vaccination programmes and the …

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