WHO recommended policy

BCG for all children (according to standard programme) except children with symptoms of HIV disease/AIDS

Do not give BCG immunization to HIV-infected children

Low prevalence of TB is defined as a) average annual notification rate of smear-positive PTB for the past 3 years equal to or less than 5/100000, b) average annual notification rate of TB meningitis in children under 5 years for the past five years less than one case per million, and c) average annual risk of tuberculous infection 0.1% or less.

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