Could Revamping the Hundred Year Old BCG Tuberculosis Vaccine for SARS-CoV-2 Be a Deadly Mistake? CNN’s Irresponsible Approach to Science Leaves Me Shook.

CNN has been touting the potential of a century-old vaccine designed for use against tuberculosis to be used as a defense against the novel coronavirus. The network has run this story repeatedly.

I really wish CNN would employ more or better science editors for its COVID-19 coverage. I’ve heard unscientific and blatantly wrong things stated as fact on the network lately…



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William Keckler

Writer, visual artist. Books include Sanskrit of the Body, which won in the U.S. National Poetry Series (Penguin).