Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Could Obesity Make a COVID-19 Vaccine Less Effective?

Research suggests weight may play a role in whether a coronavirus vaccine works. We asked Dr. Rodrigo Barros to explain.

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    Sarah Ellis

    Sarah Ellis


    Sarah Ellis is a wellness and culture writer who covers everything from contraceptive access to chronic health conditions to fitness trends. She is originally from Nashville, Tennessee and currently resides in NYC. She has written for Elite Daily, Greatist, mindbodygreen and others. When she’s not writing, Sarah loves distance running, vegan food, and getting the most out of her library card.