Read the full article by Rachel Frazin (The Hill)

“A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study could assess the impacts that exposure to a class of cancer-linked chemicals called PFAS will have on how well people respond to COVID-19 vaccination. 

CDC Director Robert Redfield said a study by the Centers and Agency for Toxic Substances will ‘evaluate the association between PFAS levels and antibody response to SARS-CoV-2, infection and waning of antibodies over time’ in a letter sent to Rep. Dan Kildee (D-Mich.). 

The letter was sent to Kildee last month, but was only publicized by an advocacy group on Friday.  

Redfield added that the assessment ‘may shed light on the potential impact of PFAS exposure on vaccine response.’

PFAS chemicals are often called forever chemicals because of their persistence in nature and the human body. They have been found in a variety of products as well as drinking water…”