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The Most Important Vaccine – HIB Protection

Many childhood infections have been defeated, but not all of them. Haemophilus influenzae type b still affects nearly 3 million children in the world annually, causing such severe purulent diseases as meningitis, pneumonia, sepsis, as well as some forms of otitis and arthritis. And about 386 thousand of these 3 million cases leads to death. HIB infection is transmitted mainly airborne. That is, the carrier of this bacillus sneezed on the bus, subway, store, or kindergarten — and the likelihood of a child to get…