April 16, 2021
Health News

BMI COVID-19 vaccine: Does your BMI grant access to vaccine? – TODAY

As the vaccine rollout continues across the country, eligibility is expanding to include younger age groups and those with medical conditions, including high body mass index (BMI).
However, on social media, many people who qualify based on BMI are grappling with “vaccine guilt,” feeling like they might be taking doses of the vaccine away from someone who might be more “deserving.” After a viral Twitter thread highlighted the possible health risks of COVID-19 faced by people with obesity, many chimed…

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