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Testing tuberculosis vaccine for COVID-19

2 months 3 weeks ago #59408 by Jack R
And now there is another possible use for the short BCG supply...

"A potential tool in the fight against COVID-19 could be found in a vaccine that already is being used widely around the world. The BCG, or bacille Calmette-Guerin, vaccine prevents tuberculosis and is one of the oldest vaccines still in clinical use. Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and four other institutions around the country are working to find out if it also can work against COVID-19. They are now recruiting for a clinical trial to test the vaccine.

“Epidemiological studies show that if you’re BCG vaccinated, you have a decreased rate of other infections,” said Dr. Andrew DiNardo, assistant professor of medicine – infectious diseases at Baylor."

Full Article at:
https://www.bcm.edu/news/infectious-diseases/testing-tuberculosis-vaccine-for-covid-19?fbclid=IwAR3404kp9uAnrDSZTM0eaKqHuE-62uZViAUtKneCvn7tTiHvFPYx2gk3EiQ

Stay safe, Be well. Best,
Jack

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