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Hib vaccine suppresses risk of inflammation of the brain, lungs and other infections

The HIB vaccine aims to avoid infections originating from the Haemophilus influenzae type B bacteria that attack the upper respiratory tract. Hib is classified as a dangerous infection that can cause inflammation of the brain (meningitis) and pneumonia (pneumonia), especially in children under five (under five years). Since a few years ago, the HIB vaccine has been included in the government's immunization program through Posyandu. This vaccine is put together by another type or known as DPT-HB-Hib vaccine which aims to prevent the risk of diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, hepatitis B, pneumonia and meningitis. Benefits of the Hib vaccine Disease caused by the HIB bacteria, rarely attacks adults or children over the age of five, due to the immune system or immune system. However, certain health conditions can make adults susceptible to Hib infections, such as sufferers of conditions that suppress immunity such as HIV, or blood disorders. Hib bacteria can move when the child is
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