Measles Mumps and Rubella Vaccine May Protect Some People from COVID-19

June 30, 2020 03:57 PM
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Something data crunchers have noticed during the coronavirus pandemic: countries with recent outbreaks of measles have fewer deaths and serious illnesses from the coronavirus. Is this a coincidence? Or is there something about the measles mumps and rubella vaccine that protects against the worst outcomes of the coronavirus? We learn more from VOA's Carol Pearson.

Produced by: Barry Unger