Chinese Researchers Report Successful Hepatitis E Vaccine

March 4, 2015 10:00 PM

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WEDNESDAY, March 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new vaccine for hepatitis E provides protection from the virus for at least 4.5 years, according to Chinese researchers.

Although hepatitis E is relatively rare in the United States, it's a leading cause of serious liver problems in the developing world. Hepatitis E is spread through contaminated water and through person-to-person contact, the researchers said.

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