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TB, BCG and your baby leaflet

Information about the BCG vaccination being offered to protect your baby against tuberculosis (TB).

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TB, BCG and your baby leaflet

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TB, BCG and your baby: translated into Arabic

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TB, BCG and your baby: translated into Bengali

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TB, BCG and your baby: translated into Farsi

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TB, BCG and your baby: translated into Hindi

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TB, BCG and your baby: translated into Nepali

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TB, BCG and your baby: translated into Pashto

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TB, BCG and your baby: translated into Punjabi

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TB, BCG and your baby: translated into Somali

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TB, BCG and your baby: translated into Urdu

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Details

This leaflet contains the current information on tuberculosis and the BCG vaccine including the benefits and contraindications for BCG immunisation in infants. Hard copies of the English leaflet can be ordered using product code 2900193B. The translated versions are download only.

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Published 29 November 2013
Last updated 22 June 2020 + show all updates
  1. Added translated versions.

  2. Updated advice on immunisation for immunosuppressed infants.

  3. Added new revised version of the leaflet.

  4. Updated leaflet with the current immunisation advice.

  5. The advice that babies should have the vaccination if they going to live in countries with high incidences of TB for more than 1 month has changed to more than 3 months.

  6. First published.