||1 yr., 2 yrs.
Hib Disease Kills Unvaccinated Toddler, Sickens Another"
#99: In January 2008, New York State Department of Health provided case
summaries of Hib disease in two children from Erie County. One of the children,
a two-year-old, died of Hib disease.
||"Toddler suffers septicemia,
meningitis, and multi-organ failure as complications of Haemophilus
influenzae type b infection"
||Report #77: The parents of an
unvaccinated child publicize her ordeal with Hib infection to educate others
about the importance of vaccination.
||"Hib meningitis strikes unvaccinated
||Report #39: A couple with serious
concerns about the safety and morality of vaccination delay immunizing their
infant daughter. While they research their questions, their daughter is
hospitalized with Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib).
||"A tragic story about Hib
||Report #27: A public health nurse
describes a 2-year-old patient who becomes brain damaged from Hib meningitis a
year and a half before the vaccine becomes available.
||"A mother's experience with Haemophilus influenzae type b"
||Report #1: A busy mother
procrastinates about getting her daughter's Hib vaccination. She describes the
anguish of watching her 2-year-old's near-fatal illness.