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Hib vaccine



Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine (Hib vaccine) is a conjugate vaccine developed for the prevention of invasive disease caused by Haemophilus influenzae type b bacteria.

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Due to routine use of the Hib vaccine in the U.S. since 1990, the incidence of invasive Hib disease has decreased to 1.3/100,000 children.[citation needed]

Vaccinations against Haemophilus influenzae (Hib) have decreased early childhood meningitis significantly in developed countries[citation needed].

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