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TB vaccine unavailability in Pakistan putting children at risk

Islamabad, Feb 11 : Pakistan's Punjab province has not been able to acquire tuberculosis (TB) vaccine for two months as a result of which children may be more vulnerable to the disease, the media reported on Thursday.

In a letter sent by the provincial government on Wednesday to the National Health Services (NHS) said that Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) syringes needed for their treatment had not been supplied by the federal Expanded Programme on Immunisation (EPI) for at least a year now, Dawn online reported.

2016-02-11 09:51:20 by Harini

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