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Hib immunization (vaccine)

Hib immunization (vaccine)

Overview

Haemophilus b conjugate vaccine is one of the recommended childhood immunizations. Over 90% of infants receiving 3 doses of the Hib vaccine gain long-term protection against the illnesses caused by Haemophilus b bacteria.

Update Date 4/2/2015

Updated by: David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.