Foreign media: be careful! The new coronal vaccine may not be effective in this population

Buenos Aires, Argentina: Although the world is looking forward to the new coronavirus vaccine, experts from different countries are worried that the drug may not meet the needs of obese people, one of the most at-risk groups. Since the onset of the new coronavirus pandemic, some studies have shown that people with a high body mass index have a higher risk of infection and death. Now, as trials of different candidate vaccines continue to advance, experts worry that these potential vaccines will not protect this at-risk population, because scientific evidence suggests that some of the previous vaccines are less effective in obese people. Focus