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Protect Your Child against Hib Disease

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Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) bacteria can cause severe diseases like meningitis, but Hib disease is vaccine-preventable. Make sure your child gets all doses of Hib vaccine for the best protection against Hib disease.

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Podcasts

Emerging Infectious Diseases cover of Invasive Disease Caused by Nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae

Invasive Disease Caused by Nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae
Listen To This Podcast (6:18 minutes)

Dr. Elizabeth Briere discusses nontypeable H. influenzae, which causes a variety of infections in children and adults.
Date Released: 11/17/2015

Emerging Infectious Diseases cover of Invasive Disease Caused by Nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae

Prevent Pneumonia
Listen To This Podcast (4:17 minutes)

CDC’s Matthew Westercamp explains what pneumonia is, its symptoms, and how to prevent it.
Date Released: 8/6/2015

Invasive Meningococcal Men Y Disease.

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

This podcast discusses H. influenzae disease in Europe from 1996 through 2006, and the 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: Hib Disease and the Vaccine (Shot) to Prevent It
This fact sheet describe symptoms of infection as well as benefits and risks of vaccination.

English Cdc-pdf[2 pages] | Spanish Cdc-pdf[2 pages]

Page last reviewed: February 13, 2018