Near disappearance of childhood invasive Haemophilus influenzae type b disease in Singapore.

@article{Thoon2014NearDO,
  title={Near disappearance of childhood invasive Haemophilus influenzae type b disease in Singapore.},
  author={Koh Cheng Thoon and Nancy Wen Sim Tee and Ling Ling Chew and Chia Yin Chong},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2014},
  volume={32 44},
  pages={5862-5}
}
BACKGROUND Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) conjugate vaccines have significantly limited Hib's disease impact in every country where it was introduced. We previously estimated invasive Hib disease incidence in Singapore at ∼4.4 per 100,000 children <5 years (from 1994 to 2003, period 1), but the vaccine was not included in the national childhood… CONTINUE READING