Vaccinations Slowing Meningitis

The bacterial disease, meningitis used to be a lot worse in the Y-K Delta among babies. Haemophilus Influenza type B or “Hib” caused a lot of the meningitis among infants at a rate that was six times higher than the rest of the country. Over the last 25 years, vaccinations have dramatically curbed the disease.

Alice Criswell, KYUK – Bethel

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