Could a Covid-19 vaccine be hiding in plain sight?

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Could a Covid-19 vaccine be hiding in plain sight?

A top researcher suggests that countries with strong BCG vaccine programmes have lower death rates

Angus Delgliesh

With the death toll rising and no end in sight to the global coronavirus lockdown, it seems several dark weeks lie ahead.

But a possible development may offer a chink of light. As a cancer immunologist, I have been involved with a number of clinical trials involving vaccines and other immune therapies. One of these is a mycobacterial product known as IMM-101, which has proved an effective treatment in melanoma and pancreatic cancer studies.

Intriguingly, a number of participants in trials I have worked on have remarked that since having this “vaccine”, they have not suffered any flu or cold symptoms, often having succumbed every winter previously. Many were elderly, with more than one serious illness...

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