Barry Blumberg and Hepatitis B vaccine

Baruch Samuel Blumberg , known as Barry did a pioneering job.

  • He identified the Hepatitis virus, HBV
  • He also developed a vaccine for it.
  • This vaccine saves every new born from this infectious chronic diseaseĀ  which can cause cancer.

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