Is Your Child Protected against Hib Disease?
Hib bacteria can cause severe diseases like meningitis, but Hib disease is vaccine-preventable. Your child should get the full series of Hib shots as an infant plus one booster shot at 12 through 15 months of age.
Invasive Disease Caused by Nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae
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Dr. Elizabeth Briere discusses nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae which causes a variety of infections in children and adults.
Date Released: 11/17/2015
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This podcast gives a general overview of meningitis, including what it is, the five types, and the causes.
Date Released: 10/24/2012
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This podcast explains what pneumonia is, its symptoms, and how to prevent it.
Date Released: 5/23/2012
Invasive Haemophilus influenzae Disease, Europe, 1996–2006
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Monitoring of Haemophilus influenzae disease in Europe from 1996 through 2006; effect of vaccination on disease prevalence.
Date Released: 4/5/2010
Hib Fact Sheet for Parents: The Basics
This fact sheet describe symptoms of infection as well as benefits and risks of vaccination.
Hib Fact Sheet for Parents: In Depth [2 pages]
This fact sheet describe symptoms of infection as well as benefits and risks of vaccination. It also includes a story from a family affected by Hib disease and additional details about the vaccine and history of the disease.
- Page last reviewed: April 2, 2014
- Page last updated: December 17, 2015
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