When should a child receive Haemophilus Influenza Type b (Hib) Vaccination?
The vaccination schedule for Hib varies as per the age of the child.
Less than 6 months: 3 primary (at least 1 month apart) and 1 booster at 16-18 months.
6 -12 months: 2 primary (at least 1 month apart) and 1 booster at 16-18 months.
12-15 months: 1 dose followed by a booster at 16-18 months.
15 months – 5 years: 1 dose may suffice.
Hib vaccines are available as a standalone or in combination. Different vaccines may have different schedules, consult your paediatrician for more information.
However, consult your doctor for more information.