Welcome to the COBRA research study!
COVID-19 RESEARCH STUDY
UHN researchers are recruiting participants for a study evaluating the
modified BCG vaccine for reducing risk and severity of COVID-19
Principal Investigator: Dr. Alexandre Zlotta
Who are we looking for?
- Individuals whose professions place them at higher risk of contracting COVID-19
- Members of police forces
- Emergency medical services
- Employees of public transport agencies
- Health service workers
- Food manufacturing employees
What is required?
- In-person visit at one of the study sites in East, Central, or West GTA
- Vaccination with modified BCG vaccine (VPM1002) or placebo
- Collection of a blood sample (15 mL)
- Biweekly completion of an online questionnaire (4 questions)
- Second blood draw (another 15 mL) at 7 months