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Microwave Popcorn Apparently Ruins Vaccines

Microwave Popcorn Apparently Ruins Vaccines

A new study has found that chemicals present in microwave popcorn and waterproof clothing might stop vaccines from working in kids


A group of compounds used in a variety of products, includingwater-resistant clothing and microwave popcorn, may prevent childhoodvaccinations from working properly, a new study says.

In thestudy, children who had higher concentrations of these compounds, called perfluorinated compounds (PFCs), in their blood had lower immune reponses to diphtheria and tetanus vaccinations. An insufficient immune response to a vaccination can mean a child is actually vulnerable to catching adisease even though they’ve been vaccinated against it …

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