People with substance use disorders may be at higher risk for SARS-CoV-2 breakthrough infections

A study led by NIDA researchers, published in World Psychiatry, investigates the rates of COVID-19 breakthrough infections among vaccinated individuals with substance use disorders (SUDs) compared to those without SUDs. The study addresses the effects of comorbidities and social determinants of health as they correlate with risks for substance use, affecting breakthrough infection risks.

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