The BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guérin) vaccine could be a key to protecting people against the coronavirus. Photo: Shutterstock The BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guérin) vaccine could be a key to protecting people against the coronavirus. Photo: Shutterstock
The BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guérin) vaccine could be a key to protecting people against the coronavirus. Photo: Shutterstock

Could BCG and other existing vaccines help fight Covid-19? Researchers are trying to find out

  • Correlation between mass vaccination programmes and coronavirus statistics is promising but needs further investigation
  • Vaccines against tuberculosis, polio and rubella are all being studied as potential weapons in pandemic

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guérin) vaccine could be a key to protecting people against the coronavirus. Photo: Shutterstock The BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guérin) vaccine could be a key to protecting people against the coronavirus. Photo: Shutterstock
The BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guérin) vaccine could be a key to protecting people against the coronavirus. Photo: Shutterstock
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