A child receives a vaccination from a health worker in the Philippines last year. Photo: AFPA child receives a vaccination from a health worker in the Philippines last year. Photo: AFP
A child receives a vaccination from a health worker in the Philippines last year. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: fewer deaths seen in countries with mandatory tuberculosis vaccinations

  • A new study has found a correlation between countries that require citizens to get the TB vaccine and those with fewer cases and deaths
  • The vaccine is believed to sensitise the immune system in such a way that it is better able to respond to a coronavirus pathogen attack
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A child receives a vaccination from a health worker in the Philippines last year. Photo: AFPA child receives a vaccination from a health worker in the Philippines last year. Photo: AFP
A child receives a vaccination from a health worker in the Philippines last year. Photo: AFP
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