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Case Study: BCG Vaccine-Induced Tuberculosis Takes Life of a 4-Month-Old Boy with Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome

By Dr. Swapan Samanta
BCG vaccination is believed to give some protection against tuberculosis, and for this reason, the Universal Immunization Program includes this vaccine. However, recently I had a very sad experience while dealing with a case of disseminated tuberculosis; better to say that the little baby’s body was just converted into packets full of AFB! In the course of investigation, we found that…

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