Call for hospital cleaning drive Hospital cleaners need higher assets to defeat healthcare-connected infections, UNISON health conference delegates declared in Manchester this full week. Noting that the government’s focus on of halving MRSA incidents by April 2008 looks like it hasn’t been met, conference called for even more cleaners, better paid and with contemporary equipment.Tests the TB vaccine Orme and his analysis team in Fort Collins investigated whether the existing vaccine for TB, which goes by the acronym BCG , worked well against different medical strains of tuberculosis equally. BCG, developed in 1921, is the only obtainable vaccine against TB. The vaccine tested in Cape City in 2013 was MVA 85A, a modification of the cowpox vaccine designed to express a major protein of the TB bacterium. It was meant to increase immune responses in infants primed by the BCG vaccine already.