Testing BCG Vaccine; Public Health Service to Inoculate 100,000 Against Tuberculosis

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Testing BCG Vaccine; Public Health Service to Inoculate 100,000 Against Tuberculosis

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BCG (short for Bacillus CalmetteGuerin) is the name of a vaccine which was made available to the physicians and midwives of France in 1924 to confer immunity against tuberculosis. In 1929, when 270 German infants in a Luebeck hospital received the vaccine

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'Testing BCG Vaccine; Public Health Service to Inoculate 100,000 Against Tuberculosis', New York Times

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“Testing BCG Vaccine; Public Health Service to Inoculate 100,000 Against Tuberculosis,” Past Periodicals, accessed September 19, 2021, https://unsettlingscientificstories.omeka.net/items/show/21897.

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