In Tunisia, several theses have claimed that the BCG vaccine, compulsory from an early age, had protected patients against contamination with Covid-19. In France, this vaccine was no longer compulsory, unlike Tunisia, since 2007.
This century-old vaccine would have properties and a protective effect against the coronavirus. A study has been done in 22 countries around the world and has shown a 10.4% reduction in mortality from Covid-19.
This research shows that the BCG vaccine strengthens immunity and protects the body from respiratory infections.
The BCG vaccine originally protecting against the Koch bacterium responsible for tuberculosis, it “generates powerful immune stimulation”, Bulgarian professor of immunology Bogdan Petrounov explains to AFP.
Researchers continue to investigate the direct link between this vaccine and the cure or protection of patients against Covid-19.