BCG vaccine may have put SA one prick ahead in fight against Covid

06 August 2020 - 08:00 By Tanya Farber
South Africa might be benefiting from its universal BCG immunisation of newborns.
South Africa might be benefiting from its universal BCG immunisation of newborns.
Image: Wits University

It has been suggested that countries that give the BCG vaccine to newborns fare better ​​against Covid-19. 

Now a study gives added muscle to the theory.

 

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