The BCG Vaccination Program in Taiwan during the 1950s and 1960s

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張 淑 卿

This paper examines the use of BCG vaccination in Taiwan during the 1950s and 1960s. It is taken as an example to explain how tuberculosis prevention in Taiwan was connected to the international standard. The vaccination project was based on the WHO standard and performed as a small scale trial in certain regions of Taiwan. An appropriate method for the Taiwan was decided upon before advocating the vaccination for the whole population. This paper attempts to discuss global vaccination through the following aspects: 1.

Taiwanese Journal for Studies of Science, Technology and Medicine, Number 8
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