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Hepatitis B news from New York and around the country.
Jun 7, 2011: Killing Us Softly: What Americans Don't Know & Why It Will Kill Them (Rep. Mike Honda and Dr. Howard Koh)
Apr. 6, 2011: Baruch Blumberg, Who discovered and tackled hepatitis B, Dies at 85
July 2011: President Obama declares July 28th as World Hepatitis Day. See the proclamation here: Presidential Proclamation
Feb 2, 2010: Obama Budget Request on AIDS and Hepatitis Funding Criticized
Jan 11, 2010: Institute of Medicine Report Recommends Steps to Reduce Threats Posed by Hepatitis B and C
Nov 24, 2009: Journal of Proteome Research - Toward Explaining Why Hepatitis B Hits Men Harder Than Women
Nov 11, 2009: JAMA - Silent Epidemic of Viral Hepatitis May Lead To Boom In Serious Liver Disease
Oct 29, 2009: Viral Hepatitis Bill Introduced To Congress. Read the text of the bill here.
July 2011: Mayor Bloomberg and New York City Council declare July 28th as World Hepatitis Day.
May 2010: Mayor Bloomberg and Governor Patterson declare May as Viral Hepatitis Awareness Month in New York. See the proclamations here: City Proclamation State Proclamation
May 2010: World Health Organization To Develop Comprehensive Approach for Viral Hepatitis. At the 63rd World Health Assembly, Member States adopted a resolution calling on the World Health Organization to develop comprehensive prevention and control of viral hepatitis worldwide. Download the report here.