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COVID vaccines falter in people with severe obesity

A nurse prepares the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for use at a vaccination centre, Mexico.

Vaccination against COVID-19 generates antibodies in people with obesity, but levels of those antibodies decline relatively quickly. Credit: Artur Widak/NurPhoto/Getty

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Nature 617, 654 (2023)



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