"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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Before administration of Menomune - A/C/Y/W-135 vaccine, health-care providers should inform the patient, parent or guardian of the benefits and risks of the vaccine. The health-care provider should provide the Vaccine Information Statements, which are required by the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986 to be given with each immunization. Patients, parents, or guardians should be instructed to report adverse reactions to their health-care provider.
Last reviewed on RxList: 9/18/2014
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