Hib

Hib Disease

Hib disease is a serious illness caused by the bacteria Haemophilus influenzae type b. Babies and children younger than 5 years old are most at risk for Hib disease. It can cause lifelong disability and be deadly. The Hib vaccine prevents Hib disease.

Resources

Enfermedad por Hib - Informacion para los padres

Hib disease information in Spanish for parents from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, American Academy of Family Physicians, and the American Academy of Pediatrics

Hib - Also Known as Haemophilus influenzae type b

In-depth information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, American Academy of Family Physicians, and the American Academy of Pediatrics

Hib Disease: Information for Parents

Fact sheet from CDC, American Academy of Family Physicians, and the American Academy of Pediatrics