Can an Old Vaccine Stop the New Coronavirus?

A vaccine that was developed a hundred years ago to fight the tuberculosis scourge in Europe is now being tested against the coronavirus by scientists eager to find a quick way to protect health care workers, among others. The vaccine seems to “train” the immune system to recognize and respond to a variety of infections, including viruses, bacteria and parasites, experts say.

Publisher: NY Times | Author: Roni Caryn Rabin

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infection data, trials, and vaccine
DATE PUBLISHED
2020-04-03 (Modified: 2021-09-22)

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https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/03/health/coronavirus-bcg-vaccine.html

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