This content is PDF only. Please click on the PDF icon to access.
In an editorial in the August number of the Annals we gave an account of the Lübeck disaster in the vaccination of 246 children in that city with the bacillus-Calmette-Guerin, with the result that up to March 25 there had been 17 deaths from alimentary tuberculosis, with 41 living showing evidence of tuberculosis. Later reports show that up to June 3th, 46 children were reported as having died with acute tuberculosis of the alimentary type, and 68 were seriously ill at this time. Much excitement was naturally created by this unfortunate tragic outcome of vaccination against tuberculosis. The affair has
FURTHER REPORT ON VACCINATION WITH B C G.. Ann Intern Med. 1930;4:326–328. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-4-3-326
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1930;4(3):326-328.
Infectious Disease, Vaccines/Immunization.
Results provided by:
Copyright © 2019 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use