COVID-19 is not the only global health crisis – obesity is another one. In many countries, too many people are overweight, and it is becoming a problem. Obese patients have a higher risk of becoming seriously ill when catching the new coronavirus.
Nutrition expert Barry Popkin explains why obesity can have fatal implications in severe cases of COVID-19, making it harder to fight the disease.
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