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Does obesity puts yong at risk for catching corona infection?

Obesity puts young at risk of severe corona infection doctors in the UK’s NHS had issued a public health warning after it was found that the majority who were severely ill were overweight or obese. It was reported that out of 2,204 COVID-19 patients admitted to 286 NHS intensive care units, 73% were overweight or obese. obesity also reduced the lungs’ capacity to expand, causing mechanical limitations. With the coronavirus targeting the lungs, this could tilt the balance towards a poor outcome. “It would be prudent for obese individuals (Body mass index greater than 30 kg/m2) to observe hand hygiene, adopt masking in crowded places, and social distancing more meticulously,



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