Wednesday June 3, 2020

Immune or not: Professor Paul Moynagh on why some young people get so sick from Covid-19

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor


Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

17th April, 2020
The Coronavirus Ireland podcast is a new series from the Business Post, providing you with the latest news on the coronavirus pandemic

Professor Paul Moynagh, head of NUIM’s department of biology and director of the Kathleen Lonsdale Institute for Human Health Research talks testing and immunity with Susan Mitchell and Nadine O’Regan. They discuss the BCG vaccine and whether there is any correlation between it and protection against Covid-19, why younger people with no underlying health conditions can still die after contracting the virus and the science behind false negatives.

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