Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, September 12th, 2004
"Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) still causes a substantial number of deaths among children in developing countries, despite the availability of effective conjugate vaccines. A major obstacle in developing a Hib vaccine has been limited awareness about the impact of Hib disease. A tool was developed to estimate the national rates of Hib meningitis and pneumonia by assessing retrospective local data over 7 to 10 days," investigators in the United States report.
"Data from 11 countries in Africa, the Middle East, and...
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