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Three students have been diagnosed with tuberculosis recently at two third level colleges in the city. Two are attending NUI Galway and one is a student at GMIT.
A European wide shortage of the BCG vaccine has led to a delay for Mayo children due to get the jab.
The reduction in frontline medical services has left Galway “on the doorstep of an epidemic”. The claim was made by Senator Fidelma Healy Eames who has expressed concern at the lack of community health doctors in the area, which has led to a reduction in BCG vaccines and development checks in children.
Staff shortages caused by the Government’s recruitment ban are to blame for the failure to roll out the BCG vaccination programme for newborn babies at University Hospital Galway.