PFAS may impact COVID outcomes

Ecosystem Destruction Fueled the Pandemic. Pollution Has Made It Worse.

BY Leanna First-Arai, Truthout  – PUBLISHED December 30, 2020
Read Online


“… Much remains to be researched regarding the impact of pollution and other environmental malaise on COVID outcomes. A Danish study now under peer review suggests exposure to the “forever chemical” PFAS may increase the likelihood of developing severe COVID-19 symptoms twofold. The CDC recently issued a statement that high PFAS levels in the blood may also lessen COVID-19 vaccine efficacy, noting however that “more research is needed….”