Australian researchers to trial BCG vaccine

27 March 2020 (Last Updated March 27th, 2020 11:40)

Researchers at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute in Australia are set to conduct a randomised, multi-centre clinical trial to test the use of tuberculosis vaccine BCG against Covid-19.

The BRACE trial is intended for healthcare workers. It is based on previous study findings that BCG decreases the level of virus in patients infected by viruses similar to SARS-CoV-2.

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