78% Of People Hospitalized For Covid-19 Were Overweight Or Obese

The CDC released a new study on Monday, revealing that around 78% of people who have been hospitalized for COVID-19 were overweight or obese. In a study of adults who tested positive for COVID-19 were hospitalized, according to data on emergency department or inpatient visits at 238 U.S. hospitals from March to December, 27.8% were overweight and 50.2% were obese. In the past, the CDC has reported a link between obesity and severe illness, and hospitalization. This is most likely because obesity is often correlated with weakened immune function and decreased lung capacity, both of which can re…

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