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Why COVID-19 is More Dangerous in Patients With Obesity, Even if They are Young

The evidence is clear that obesity is a risk factor for severe COVID-19 disease and death.

An American study from the University of North Carolina has shown that having a BMI [body mass index] over 30 – the threshold that defines obesity – increases the risk of being admitted to hospital with COVID-19 by 113%, of being admitted to intensive care by 74%, and of dying by 48%.

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