BCG vaccination to Reduce the impact of COVID-19 in healthcare workers (BRACE) Trial - roll out in Europe
Cristina Prat Aymerich & José A Domínguez
Date and time: | 10.00-11.00
Dr José Domínguez (MSc, PhD), who is a senior researcher and Dr Cristina Prat-Aymerich (MD, PhD), who is a medical microbiologist, co-lead the "Innovation in Respiratory Infections and Tuberculosis diagnosis"
This seminar will explain an international clinical trial that aims to determine if the current vaccine against tuberculosis (BCG) is able to protect healthcare workers exposed to SARS-CoV-2 by means of trained immunity in the time until specific vaccines are available.
Cristina Prat Aymerich & José A Domínguez, Joint Leaders of the Innovation in Respiratory Infections and Tuberculosis at the IGTP
Cristina Prat Aymerich is also at the Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands