More people will get hepatitis B and human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines

More people will get hepatitis B and human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines...due to the latest CDC recommendations.

Hepatitis B vaccine (Engerix-B, Recombivax HB) is now recommended for patients with diabetes under age 60.

This is because adults with diabetes are more prone to liver disease...have twice the risk of contracting hepatitis B...and seem more likely to develop a chronic infection than people without diabetes.

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