Burden of invasive disease caused by Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) in Africa.


More than 10 million children younger than 5 years of age die every year and the majority of them from diseases that can be prevented by vaccines. Invasive infections caused Haemophilus influenzae b are one of the leading causes of infant and childhood pneumonia and meningitis. Hib can effectively been prevented by Hib conjugate vaccine which has been… (More)