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Scientists Eye TB Vaccine As Weapon To Battle COVID-19

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Scientists Eye TB Vaccine As Weapon To Battle COVID-19

Scientists Eye TB Vaccine As Weapon To Battle COVID-19

New research supports the use of the tuberculosis vaccine Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) as a tool in the fight against the novel coronavirus COVID-19.

According to CNN researchers found that countries in which many people have been given the vaccine were less likely to die from COVID-19.

That doesn't mean that BCG somehow reduces the risk of severe illness from a coronavirus infection.

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