Published in Vaccine Weekly, March 30th, 1998
Before 1985, one of every 200 children was at risk for Hib invasive disease. According to Dr. Kristine M. Bisgard, a researcher at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this risk is "similar to the risk for poliomyelitis in the 1950s." Hib invasive disease was the most common cause of bacterial meningitis in children under age five, killing 5 percent and leaving 30 percent with...
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