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.
- Who Should Get a Hib Vaccine?
- Who Should Not Get It?
- What Types of Hib Vaccine Are There?
- How Well Do Hib Vaccines Work?
- What Are the Possible Side Effects?
- Where Can I Find Hib Vaccine?
- How Do I Pay for Hib Vaccine?
- Hib Vaccine Recommendations
- About Hib Vaccines
- Storage and Handling for Hib Vaccines
- Administering Hib Vaccines
- Hib Vaccine Resources
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.
- Page last reviewed: February 13, 2018
- Page last updated: February 13, 2018
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