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Haemophilus Influenzae Type B (Hib)

Haemophilus Influenzae Type B (Hib) Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) is a severe bacterial infection which occurs mostly in infants and children under 5.

Since the introduction of Hib-containing vaccines, rates of Hib disease have dropped dramatically.

Six cases of invasive Hib disease were reported in 2013. No cases were reported in children.
More details on Hib in British Columbia are available in the Annual Summary of Reportable Diseases  
Last Updated: November 27, 2014