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The Impact of Routine Infant Immunization With Haemophilus influenzae type b Conjugate Vaccine in Malawi, a Country With High Human Immunodeficiency Virus Prevalence

Malawi has extreme poverty and high HIV prevalence. Following Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) conjugate vaccine introduction during 2002, this study evaluated vaccine impact by reviewing hospital surveillance data for acute bacterial meningitis in Blantyre district among children age 1 to 59 months admitted during 1997 to 2005. This article was published in Vaccine.

Author: Daza P, Banda R, Misoya K, et al.

Published: 2006

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Citation: Daza P, Banda R, Misoya K, et al. The Impact of Routine Infant Immunization With Haemophilus influenzae type b Conjugate Vaccine in Malawi, a Country With High Human Immunodeficiency Virus Prevalence. Vaccine. 2006;24(37-39):6232-6239.

Resource types: Peer-reviewed journal

Diseases/vaccines: Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)

Topics: Disease/vaccine specific information

Regions: Africa