Does PFAS exposure affect COVID-19 illness and vaccine effectiveness? Researchers want to know

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Scientists want to know if exposure to PFAS, a toxic class of chemicals, can contribute to severe illness from COVID-19 or reduce the effectiveness of vaccines. Known as forever chemicals because they don’t naturally break down in the environment, PFAS can cause serious health problems, including effects on the immune system. 

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