Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: mamma | 2009/03/19

Q.

tb vaccine.

Hi there , my son had all his vaccines done in europe, now that we are in SA I found out that he didn`t had the tb vaccine done cause in europe they don`t do it.
So what I would like to know is that if he can get it done now (he is 3 years old ) and if it is neccessery, and if it is not dangerous to do it at this age ?
thank you
Kind regard.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

The vaccination is called the BCG. It is usually done at birth, but he can have this done now.

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