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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.

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Podcasts

Meningitis

Meningitis
Listen To This Podcast (1:56 minutes)

This podcast gives a general overview of meningitis, including what it is, the five types, and the causes.
Date Released: 10/24/2012


Prevent Pneumonia

Prevent Pneumonia
Listen To This Podcast (4:50 minutes)

This podcast explains what pneumonia is, its symptoms, and how to prevent it.
Date Released: 5/23/2012


Invasive Meningococcal Men Y Disease.

Invasive Haemophilus influenzae Disease, Europe, 1996–2006
Listen To This Podcast (5:16 minutes)

Monitoring of Haemophilus influenzae disease in Europe from 1996 through 2006; effect of vaccination on disease prevalence.
Date Released: 4/5/2010


Print Materials

Hib Fact Sheet for Parents: The Basics.

Hib Fact Sheet for Parents: The Basics
This fact sheet describe symptoms of infection as well as benefits and risks of vaccination.

English [2 pages] | Spanish [2 pages]


Hib Fact Sheet for Parents: In Depth.

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.

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