SARS-CoV-2 Rates in BCG-Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Young Adults

JAMA
June 9, 2020, Vol 323, No. 22, Pages 2231-2350
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/currentissue

 

Research Letter
SARS-CoV-2 Rates in BCG-Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Young Adults
Uri Hamiel, MD; Eran Kozer, MD; Ilan Youngster, MD, MMSc
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JAMA. 2020;323(22):2340-2341. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.8189
This cohort study compares rates of coronavirus PCR test positivity among Israelis with symptoms suspicious for COVID-19 who did and did not receive BCG vaccination as part of routine childhood immunization in the early 1980s.