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Latest BCG disease outbreak in Finland in the 2000's Stories

2012-06-15 10:23:07

OTTAWA, June 15, 2012 /CNW/ - Health Canada is advising Canadians that Sanofi Pasteur is voluntarily recalling all Bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccine on the market because of problems in the manufacturing facility that Health Canada believes may have affected the vaccine quality. BCG is used to prevent serious complications of tuberculosis (TB) infection, notably for infants and children living in First Nation and Inuit communities at high risk for tuberculosis...