Haemophilus influenzae Type b (Hib) vaccine - what you need to know

All content below is taken in its entirety from the CDC Hib (Haemophilus Influenzae Type b) Vaccine Information Statement (VIS): www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/vis/vis-statements/hib.pdf.

CDC review information for Hib (Haemophilus Influenzae Type b) VIS:

  • Page last reviewed: October 29, 2019
  • Page last updated: October 30, 2019
  • Issue date of VIS: October 30, 2019

Content source: National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases

Hib immunization (vaccine)

Haemophilus b conjugate vaccine is one of the recommended childhood immunizations. Infants receiving Hib vaccination gain long-term protection against the illnesses caused by Haemophilus b bacteria.

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