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Repurposing the BCG vaccine
By Jane Byrne
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Coming in at number five in the rankings, was a piece on the BCG vaccine, how scientists in the UK would begin recruiting frontline healthcare workers to see whether an old vaccine used to combat tuberculosis (TB), the Bacillus Calmette-Guerin or BCG jab, could be used to help boost immunity against the novel coronavirus as well.
The University of Exeter in England is leading the UK arm of the global study.