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TB and Birmingham

Sadly someone has now died from TB in a Birmingham School. The school was one in Yardley, but the majority of children at that School are not from Yardley.

Birmingham as a whole qualifies for having the option of a TB vaccination in school as do the HOB and BEN PCT areas although not the South Birmingham Area.

Since 2005 I have been calling for an extension of TB vaccination as an option at school. More recently the Council has come on side on this and I am hoping that this will change in the near future.


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