Hib (Haemophilus influenzae type B)

Bacterial infection transmitted via respiratory droplets.

Leading cause of bacterial meningitis among children < 5 years old.

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What is bacterial meningitis?

Inflammation of brain/spine characterized by fever, stiff neck, headache, sensitivity to light, or no appetite.

Symptoms
  • Bloodstream infection
  • Pneumonia: lung infection, fever, chills, cough, chest pain
  • Arthritis: joint inflammation causing pain and stiffness
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Hib Vaccine
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