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BCG may no longer be a routine vaccine for children - HSE

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BCG stocks expired in Ireland in April 2015.

BCG stocks expired in Ireland in April 2015.

BCG stocks expired in Ireland in April 2015.

Children may not be routinely given the TB vaccine BCG, if recommendations by two expert groups are taken on board by the Department of Health, the HSE has said.

It comes as the Health Service Executive (HSE) confirmed that the BCG vaccine stock in all areas expired at the end of April 2015 and the HSE continues to experience ongoing delays with the supply of BCG vaccine.


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