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The Hepatitis B Virus
The Hepatitis B virus has an affinity for the liver, and enters the liver cells (called hepatocytes) when in the body. Reproduction of the virus causes death of these cells. [ The sudden death of a large number of liver cells can cause failure of the liver, and the child has deep jaundice, bleeding, and seizures, becomes unconscious, and may sometimes die.
In most children, however, this ... (More)