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Immigration and the control of hepatitis B in Australia

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posted on 2017-05-05, 04:09 authored by Spencer, Rod
Hepatitis B is an extremely infectious disease and it can be fatal. Fifteen years ago it was rare in Australia. Despite warnings from medical authorities, most immigrants are not screened for it. The incidence of the disease with its consequent morbidity and mortality is increasing. Copyright. Monash University and the author/s


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People and place, vol. 2, no. 1 (1994), p. 10-14. ISSN 1039-4788

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