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Hib vaccine

Hib vaccine

a vaccination that is given to infants to protect against infection with haemophilus influenza b, an important cause of neonatal sepsis. Typically administered at 2, 4, 6 and 15 months. Children who are aged 15 months to 5 years, who have not received the vaccine, should be given a single injection of haemophilus b conjugate vaccine.


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