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About Hib Vaccinations

Final update date March 31, 2021

What is hibu infection?

Influenza bacteria, especially type b (Hib), include otitis media, sinusitis, bronchitis, etc.
It causes serious systemic infections such as meningitis, sepsis, laryngeal flames, and pneumonia.
Meningitis due to Hib (Hib) was set to be between 100,000 and 7.1 to 8.3 before 2010.
In Japan, about 400 people developed the disease annually, and about 11% were estimated to have poor prognosis (*).
The majority of baby/infant to 1 year old occupied the majority.
*Based on data from Vaccinations's Infectious Diseases Subcommittee on Health and Welfare

Vaccinations:

Hib Vaccinations of Hib (hib) performs by next method every month when we started initial vaccinations.
The standard inoculation method is 1.

1.[Standard Schedule]
When we start inoculation less than two months to seven months after birth
Inoculate three times at intervals of 27 to 56 days (20 days if the doctor deems it particularly necessary).
booster shot is performed once between 7 months and 13 months after the third inoculation.
※The second and third vaccinations are performed by less than 12 months after birth.
(It will not be performed if it exceeds 12 months of age, and will be performed only once in booster shot at intervals of 27 days or more after initial vaccinations

2.[If it is out of the standard schedule]
(A) When we start inoculation less than 7 months to 12 months after birth
Two doses are given at intervals of 27 to 56 days (20 days if the doctor deems it particularly necessary).
booster shot is performed once between 7 months and 13 months after the second vaccination.
※The second vaccination is performed by less than 12 months after birth.
(It will not be performed if it exceeds 12 months of age, and once in booster shot after initial vaccinations only once every 27 days or more.)

(A) When we start inoculation from 12 months to less than 5 years old
We inoculate once. (Use the first pre-examination voucher)

[Free age]
2 months or older and under 5 years old (until the day before the 5th birthday)

side reaction of vaccine

Side reactions include redness (redness), swelling (swelling), induration (lumps), pain, disgust, insomnia, anorexia, and anorexia at the site of inoculation.
You may have diarrhea or fever.

Inquiries to this page

Yokohama Vaccinations Call Center

Telephone: 045-330-8561

Telephone: 045-330-8561

Fax: 045-664-7296

Email address: [email protected]

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