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What type of immunity is a person receiving when given hib vaccine?

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Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 41 years experience
ACTIVE IMMUNITY: The hib vaccine gives one active immunity. Therefore it stay with you for a long time...Life.
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
None: They don't receive any immunity.The vaccine helps them generate their own active antibodies to the germ. You can receive immunity from your mother in the womb, or when given gamma globulin or other forms of globulin.

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What type of immunity is a person receiving from the Hib vaccine?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Immuniti with Hib va: Hib vaccine which is given with series of four shots in first and second year of life, gives you immunity against hemophilus i nfluenza b, bacteria which can cause pneumonia, otitis media and meningitis in children.

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