Selected Media Coverage

“New research published as a fast-track article in the journal Psychological Science singles out one powerful factor fueling the initial spread of the virus, a cultural characteristic known as relational mobility—a measurement of social openness, or the opportunity people have to interact with others of their choosing.

Association for Psychological Science, 2020. Read full article here.

“In their article titled, “Mandated Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccination predicts flattened curves for the spread of COVID-19,” Berg and colleagues eloquently describe a clear correlation between administration of the BCG vaccine and reduced spread of the novel coronavirus.”

Microbial Instincts, 2020. Read full article here.

“Countries that had compulsory bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccination at least until 2000 appear to have built up a degree of “herd immunity” against COVID-19, a new study suggests.”

Medical News Today, 2020. Read full article here.

“A new University of Michigan report… builds on prior evidence that the BCG vaccination—typically given at birth or during childhood—offers a long-lasting protective effect not only against tuberculosis but also against various other infectious diseases.”

University of Michigan News, 2020. Read full article here.

“Study published in journal Science [Advances] says BCG has beneficial effects on immunity against lung-related infections, which makes it a promising candidate for protection against COVID.”

The Print, 2020. Read full article here.

“A new University of Michigan study… published in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, indicate[s] that people are more likely to protect those close to them when moral infractions are committed, particularly highly severe acts such as theft, blackmail and groping.”

University of Michigan News, 2019. Read full article here.
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