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Even Iran is getting involved
http://hbvadvocat.blogspot.ca/2013/12/experimental-treatment-would-help.html?m=1
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I have to disagree with the blog. I think Iran has 2% HBV infection rate. The study is simply to confirm the effectiveness of various monoclonal HBsAb. Don't forget we have HBIG for a long time now.
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Sorry, what's HBIG?
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HBIG - Hepatitis B immunoglobulin, aka, HBsAg monoclonal antibody. Antibodies are useful in preventing infection,as they attach to the circulating hbv viral particles preventing their entry into a liver cell. But they are useless against already infected liver cells.

Just my understanding.
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