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International Journal of Frontiers in Medicine, 2022, 4(6); doi: 10.25236/IJFM.2022.040610.

An Investigation of Hepatitis B Infection in China


Dongjian Xu

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Dongjian Xu

University of York, Heslington York YO10 5DD, UK


The most serious kind of viral hepatitis is hepatitis B virus (HBV). In China, there are 87 million persons who are chronic HBV carriers. People who have been infected with HBV for a long period are more likely to develop HBV-related liver diseases. In this paper, we examine differences in two variables (hepatitis B antibody rate and screening rate) between countries, taking into account social factors and prevailing transmission factors, and propose governance recommendations that are consistent with China's national situation. We draw on the public health governance of relevant countries and refer to WHO governance strategies. First, regulate the primary transmission channels, interrupt mother-to-child transmission, then apply viral interruption in newborns in less developed areas, to create a demographic faultage of the virus. Second, to limit transmission rates and preserve liver health, combine medical resources and encourage people to take free immunizations and antiviral therapy.


Adult; Hepatitis B; China

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Dongjian Xu. An Investigation of Hepatitis B Infection in China. International Journal of Frontiers in Medicine (2022), Vol. 4, Issue 6: 57-60. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFM.2022.040610.


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