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AseanPlus News 26 Feb 2019 | 5:58 AM

Hong Kong baby dies after undergoing BCG vaccination one day earlier

Infant was immunised at maternal and child health centre on Monday, but was found unresponsive at Sha Tin home a day later

AseanPlus News 01 Nov 2007 | 12:00 AM

310,000 households worth more than RM3.3mil

China has the world's fifth-largest number of households with more than US$1mil (RM3.3mil) in liquid assets, trailing only the United States, Japan, Britain and Germany, said a report released by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) on Tuesday.

AseanPlus News 28 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

Cocktail of vaccines for children in China

China has incorporated BCG vaccine, poliomyelitis vaccine, chin cough vaccine, diphtheria vaccine and tetanus vaccine into its planned immunity programme for children, according to Health Ministry officials. Governments of all levels will pay for these vaccines.

World 03 Apr 2020 | 3:47 AM

Explainer: How an old tuberculosis vaccine might help fight the new coronavirus

(Reuters) - There is no vaccine against the novel coronavirus, called SARS-CoV-2, that is spreading rapidly around the world. But scientists in several countries are testing a century-old tuberculosis (TB) vaccine to see if it might boost the immune system to reduce respiratory symptoms in people who get new coronavirus infections.

Vietnam 23 Apr 2020 | 7:00 AM

Tuberculosis vaccine being tested for Covid-19 fight

Up to 800 Vietna­mese frontline healthcare workers have agreed to take part in a clinical trial designed to test the effectiveness of a tuberculosis vaccine against Covid-19.

World 03 Nov 2007 | 12:00 AM

TB vaccine sickens HIV-infected children - report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A vaccine aimed at protecting children in developing countries from deadly tuberculosis may be killing and sickening some vulnerable infants infected with the AIDS virus, researchers said on Friday.

World 01 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM

Insight - Revived search for a TB vaccine may be about to pay off

CHICAGO (Reuters) - After nearly 100 years, researchers could be on the verge of finding a vaccine that would eradicate tuberculosis infections, a scourge that kills 1.4 million people a year.

World 11 Aug 2020 | 2:52 AM

Tuberculosis vaccine may help protect against COVID-19: Israeli research

JERUSALEM, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- Israeli researchers have found that vaccinations against tuberculosis may provide additional protection against COVID-19, Ben Gurion University (BGU) in southern Israel said Monday.