Friday, September 11, 2009

What is BCG Vaccination?

Here's a simple definition of BCG Vaccination to all new and expectant Moms:

BCG stands for Bacillus Calmette-Guerin. This vaccine is usually given to newborn babies, so that they are protected very early in life against tuberculosis (TB). Only one dose of BCG vaccine is given at birth and it will normally leave a scar... :-)

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