Common childhood vaccine might prevent severe complications of COVID-19

(Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center) A paper published by LSU Health New Orleans and Tulane University School of Medicine researchers suggests that live attenuated vaccines such as MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) may prevent the severe lung inflammation and sepsis associated with COVID-19 infection.
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