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Study with 6.9 million people in England shows severe Covid-19 in young people can mostly be explained by obesity – At a BMI of more than 23 kg/m2, there was a linear increase in risk of severe COVID-19

30 Apr, 2021 | 08:22h | UTC

Associations between body-mass index and COVID-19 severity in 6·9 million people in England: a prospective, community-based, cohort study – The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology

Commentaries: Severe COVID in young people can mostly be explained by obesity – new study – The Conversation AND Obesity studies highlight severe COVID outcomes, even in young adults – CIDRAP AND Expert reaction to study looking at a potential link between body weight and risk of severe COVID-19, especially for younger adults – Science Media Centre

 

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