BCG vaccination in Bangladesh: should it be given at birth or given along with pentavalent?
Bangladesh is a tuberculosis (TB) endemic area and the TB incidence rate has remained the same for over a decade.1 Most of the exposed become infected within a year of initial exposure2 and the disease progresses fastest in neonates.3 This is why early BCG vaccination is imperative. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends BCG vaccination at birth followed by the combined diphtheria, tetanus and whole-cell pertussis (DTP) vaccine at 6, 10 and 14 weeks (we term it Schedule A inTable 2), but in practice the Bangladesh Extended Program on Immunization (EPI) by and large provides BCG and pentavalent together at 6 weeks of age or later (we term it Schedule B inTable 2).
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