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Childhood diseases - Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)

Useful information on the disease symptoms, complications and childhoood vaccine for haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)
The Hib organism causes flu-like symptoms. The Hib vaccine was introduced to avoid complications such as meningitis or blockages of the throat. However the usual symptoms are a sore throat, chest infections and ear infections.

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