BCG vaccine: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

What Immunization Programme Mechanism will GoI use to distribute COVID-19 vaccines?

The Government of India is to use the Universal Immunization Programme mechanism to distribute covid-19 vaccines in the country. This was announced by the Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan during his address in the Lok ..

COVID-19 impact linked to national policy on BCG vaccination

A recent study linked the lowered impact of the coronavirus with the universal policies of BCG vaccination in some countries. BCG Vaccine BCG vaccine (Bacillus Calmette Guerin) is a commonly used vaccine that is administered ..

Integrated Vaccine Complex to come up in Tamil Nadu

The Centre proposes to set up an integrated vaccine production park in the country. It will be located at Chengalpattu in Kanchipuram district of Tamil Nadu. To be known as Integrated Vaccine Complex, it will ..

BCG: Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (or Bacille Calmette-Guérin

Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (or Bacille Calmette-Guérin, BCG) is a vaccine against tuberculosis that is prepared from a strain of the attenuated (weakened) live bovine tuberculosis bacillus, Mycobacterium bovis, that has lost its virulence in humans by ..

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