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Could BCG, a 100-year-old vaccine for tuberculosis, protect against coronavirus? - Jo Kirman

Posted by on 20 May 2020 | Comments

Associate Professor Jo Kirman co-wrote Otago's most read article in the last year. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced it will donate A$10 million to help fund an Australian trial testing whether a very old vaccine, BCG, can be used against a new threat, COVID-19. So what is the BCG vaccine and what might its place be in the fight against coronavirus?

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