Q: What is Haemophilus Influenzae Type B?
A: Haemophilus Influenzaetype b is a Gram-negative bacterium that causes meningitis and acute respiratory infections, mainly in children. It can also affect adults with certain medical conditions.
Q: At what age do persons usually receive the Haemophilus Influenzae Type B vaccine?
A: The Vaccine is usually given to persons starting at 2 months of age
Q: What are the side effects of this vaccine?
A: Side effects include soreness in the injection site and a mild fever
Q: Where can persons receive this vaccine?
A: The Vaccine is given to children at the Child Health clinic at their Health centre or at the Ministry of Public Health’s Vaccination Centre