Who is at risk of Hib?
People most at risk of infection include:
- Children under five years of age
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children
- People with other medical conditions, such as sickle cell disease, HIV/AIDS, a non-functioning spleen, a bone marrow transplant or those who are currently being treated for cancer.
Sources & Citations
3. Queensland Health. Haemophilus Influenzae type b (Hib). Available at: http://conditions.health.qld.gov.au/HealthCondition/media/pdf/14/33/67/haemophilus-influenzae-type-b-hib-v11 (accessed 24 November 2021).
MAT-AU-2102459 Date of preparation January 2022Show All