Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)

This supplement to the Journal of Pediatrics features 13 original research articles on Hib. Several of the articles present new data on the impact of Hib vaccines in developing countries, including Bangladesh, The Gambia, Mongolia, and Mozambique. These studies demonstrate the significant impact Hib vaccines have on reducing pneumonia and meningitis. In addition to disease impact, the supplement also features articles on disease burden, vaccine efficacy, and cost-effectiveness. ABSTRACTS ONLY. (Learn how users in developing countries can gain free access to journal articles.)

Author: Hajjeh R, Mulholland K, Santosham M, eds.

Published: 2013

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Citation: Hajjeh R, Mulholland K, Santosham M, eds. Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib). Journal of Pediatrics. 2013;163(Suppl. 1).

Resource types: Peer-reviewed journal

Diseases/vaccines: Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib), Meningococcus, Pneumococcus

Topics: Disease burden and surveillance, Vaccine safety and performance, Disease/vaccine specific information

Regions: Global