"Make sure your child gets all doses of Hib vaccine for best protection against Hib disease. Hib bacteria can cause severe diseases like meningitis (an infection of the fluid and lining around the brain and spinal cord).
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Patients, parents, or guardians should be instructed to report any serious adverse reactions to their health-care provider.
The health-care provider should inform the patient, parent, or guardian of the benefits and risks of the vaccine.
The health-care provider should inform the patient, parent, or guardian of the importance of completing the immunization series.
The health-care provider should provide the Vaccine Information Statements (VISs) which are required to be given with each immunization.
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/20/2009
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