Vaccine-Induced Waning of Haemophilus influenzae Empyema and Meningitis, Angola

In Angola during 2003–2012, we detected Haemophilus influenzae in 18% of 2,634 and 26% of 2,996 bacteriologically positive pleural or cerebrospinal fluid samples, respectively, from children. After vaccination launch in 2006, H. influenzae empyema declined by 83% and meningitis by 86%. Severe H. inf...

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Main Authors: Heikki Peltola, Tuula Pelkonen, Luis Bernardino, Lurdes Monteiro, Silvia da Conceição Silvestre, Elizabete Anjos, Manuel Leite Cruzeiro, Anne Pitkäranta, Irmeli Roine
Format: Article
Published: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2014-11-01
Series:Emerging Infectious Diseases
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