The Covid pandemic has brought to light many factors known to reduce vaccine effectiveness. The main ones are age and gender, overweight, diabetes, and receiving immunosuppressive treatments after transplantation. According to a study published Monday in the journal Current Biology sleep can also be viewed as a variable.
French and American researchers studied the scientific literature on the subject and found a “strong association” between short nights (less than six hours) and a decrease in the amount of antibodies produced by the body in response to vaccinations. The phenomenon is more pronounced in men. The researchers collected data from general population surveys and experimental studies in which participants were voluntarily deprived of sleep the night before or after the injection. Tests were conducted with influenza and hepatitis A vaccines…
Source: Le Figaro
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