BCG VACCINE – WHEN TO AVOID

  • In newborns with congenital (by birth) TORCH (Toxoplasma,Rubella, Cytomegalovirus and Herpes simplex)  group of infections
  • Postpone immunisation  by 4-6 weeks, following viral illness like- chicken pox, mumps, etc.
  • Postpone immunisation by 4-6 weeks in a child who has received Immune globulins.