Obesity and Influenza A Shedding

Summary of Research: Obesity is associated with an increase in the duration of influenza A shedding in adults, according to a recently published study funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).

Primary Research: . 2018 Nov 1; 218(9): 1378–1382. Published online 2018 Aug 2. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiy370

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