Event Date
1947
Included in All Dates?
Yes
Unique ID
100707
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A total of 8 million babies and nearly 14 million people were given the BCG vaccine in the International Tuberculosis Campaign, which ran through 1951. The project initially began in Europe in the aftermath of World War II. However, the program extended beyond Europe when UNICEF contributed $2 million to expand the program to other continents.

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