Is BCG Vaccination the Real Angel for India Against Covid19 Infection-A Survey Based on People Perception

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Ganesh Lakshmanan
N. Mohamed Arsath
S Gheena


The majority of infectious pneumonia associated with the global outbreak covid19 originated in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. Bacille Calmette Guerin (BCG) is a highly pathogenic strain of Mycobacterium bovis that was isolated from the milk of a cow with tuberculosis mastitis following more than 13 years of continuous in vitro passage. BCG vaccination is critical for improving immunity and lowering death rates. The purpose of this research was to determine the efficacy of BCG immunization against covid19 in India. A self-structured questionnaire with ten questions on facts, the role of BCG vaccine, and covid19 was used to conduct an online survey. The questionnaire was created using the online survey platform google forms, and the link was distributed to participants via social media platforms. The findings were analyzed, and using the gathered answers, a descriptive statistical test was run using the statistical program "SPSS version 20," and the outcome was shown in the form of a pie chart. The current research examined public knowledge of the pandemic outbreak and the role of BCG vaccination among the general population. 69.1 percent of respondents are aware of covid19, and 66.2 percent feel that BCG is effective against covid19. Within the constraints of the research, it is concluded that the majority of survey respondents are aware of the BCG vaccination's involvement in avoiding covid19.


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Lakshmanan, G. ., Arsath, N. M. ., & Gheena, S. (2022). Is BCG Vaccination the Real Angel for India Against Covid19 Infection-A Survey Based on People Perception . Journal of Asian Multicultural Research for Medical and Health Science Study, 3(1), 47-58.


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