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A vaccine can prevent disease caused by Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib), but not the other types (“strains”) of H. influenzae bacteria. The best way to prevent Hib disease is to get the vaccine.

What Everyone Should Know about the Hib Vaccine

Hib Vaccination: Information for Healthcare Professionals

Vaccination Coverage

CDC uses the National Immunization Survey to estimate immunization coverage among U.S. pre-school children (19 through 35 months old). View childhood Hib vaccination coverage data at CDC’s VaxView website.

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