Study finds flu shots less effective for obese adults

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Study finds flu shots are less effective for obese adults compared to healthy weight individuals.
Study finds flu shots are less effective for obese adults compared to healthy weight individuals.

A study form the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill shows that obese adults in the United States who receive the flu vaccine are twice as likely to get the flu, compared to individuals with a healthy weight. 

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  1. Flu shot less effective for obese adults [press release]. Springer. June 6, 2017. 

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