Nova et Vetera

  title={Nova et Vetera},
  journal={British Medical Journal},
  pages={267 - 267}
  • Published 29 July 1950
  • Medicine
  • British Medical Journal
Finally, Dr. Stallybrass spoke of the immense field of prevention made possible by the availability of B.C.G. B.C.G. vaccine was a living avirulent bovine bacillus which, as the conference in Washington in 1946 decfared, conferred increased resistance to tuberculosis. There were no proved cases of progressive disease as a result of B.C.G. vaccine. A general campaign of B.C.G. vaccination in the Danish island of Bornholm almost eliminated, subsequently, the cases at ages 15-30 years which formed…