Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement

Parents urged to make sure infants are vaccinated against Hib

Email News Alerts

A resurgence in the childhood infectious disease Hib (Haemophilus influenza type B) in Minnesota in 2008 has prompted state health officials to obtain additional vaccine and urge parents to work with their health care providers to make sure infants are getting the recommended primary series of three doses of Hib vaccine.

Advertisement

Five cases of Hib were reported in the state in 2008, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Advertisement
Advertisement