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TB Vaccine ( BCG ) Brisbane

October 15th, 2013

The ‘normal’ BCG ( TB vaccine) is currently unavailable in Australia. Limited supplies of a different brand are available in the clinic now ( 19.11.16) The TB vaccine is not recommended for those living in Australia. TB is quite rare here. Travellers visiting High Risk TB countries need to be aware of  TB prevention strategies. […]

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As many readers will be aware, Australia has the highest risk of developing melanoma of anywhere in the world. Australians have a lifetime risk of one in 28 persons who live to age 75. Studies have recently shown that vaccination early in life against smallpox (vaccinia) or tuberculosis (BCG) or both, confers a significant and […]

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