Obesity increases risk of Covid-19 death by 48%, study findsAugust 26, 2020
Comprehensive study suggests vaccine may not work as well for overweight people
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Obesity increases the risk of death from Covid-19 by nearly 50% and may make vaccines against the disease less effective, according to a comprehensive study using global data.
The research from leading global experts warns that the risks for people with obesity are greater than previously thought.