Is Hib a virus or bacterium?
Despite its name (Haemophilus influenzae type b), Hib is a bacterial disease and is not a form of influenza (flu), which is caused by a virus.
Sources & Citations
- Queensland State Government Health. Haemophilus influenzae type B. Available at: http://conditions.health.qld.gov.au/HealthCondition/condition/14/33/67/Haemophilus-Influenza-type-b-Hib (accessed 6 March 2020).
SPANZ.SAPAS.18.04.0140(2)a - Date of preparation March 2020Show All