Hib (Haemophilus influenzae type B)
Bacterial infection transmitted via respiratory droplets.
Leading cause of bacterial meningitis among children < 5 years old.
What is bacterial meningitis?
Inflammation of brain/spine characterized by fever, stiff neck, headache, sensitivity to light, or no appetite.
- Bloodstream infection
- Pneumonia: lung infection, fever, chills, cough, chest pain
- Arthritis: joint inflammation causing pain and stiffness