Q&A: Does the BCG vaccine protect against coronavirus, can key workers be furloughed - and can you still get your dog groomed?

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By ITV News

Q&A: Does the BCG vaccine protect against coronavirus, can key workers be furloughed - and can you still get your dog groomed?

Monday, 20 April

In this episode of our podcast, we bring you this week's audio version of ITV News' weekly programme, Coronavirus: Q&A, which airs every Monday night. The programme puts your questions to key public figures involved in making the big decisions affecting our lives at the moment, plus our resident health and consumer affairs experts.

This week, ITV News Presenter Nina Hossain puts viewers' health and consumer questions to Dr Sarah Jarvis and ITV News Consumer Editor Chris Choi.

Among the questions this week: can key workers be furloughed under the government's Job Retention Scheme, is it safe to have an operation in hospital right now, and what's the truth behind claims that people with the BCG vaccine might be protected against Covid-19?

You can watch Coronavirus: Q&A live on ITV every Monday at 8pm and we'll bring you an audio version of each edition every Monday evening on this podcast feed. If you have a health or consumer question you would like our experts to answer on the programme, email coronavirus@itv.com.

We regularly release new episodes of Coronavirus: What You Need To Know - subscribe to be notified of the latest episodes. For the latest coronavirus news, information and advice, go to www.itv.com/news.
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