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8. Recommendations for Routine Hepatitis A Vaccination of Children

Hepatitis A is different in that our immunization strategy across the country was actually regionally based. Why was it regionally based? Well, it was because these states in red and yellow are states where the highest rates of disease had occurred for many, many years. They are primarily in the west and that is where it is recommended that all children be vaccinated - and in fact there have been fairly high rates of immunization that have gone on there.