“Obesity may be one of the most important predictors of severe coronavirus illness, new studies say. It’s an alarming finding for the United States, which has one of the highest obesity rates in the world.” the NY-Ts.
According to Joel Hirschhorn, member of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, and America’s Frontline Doctors, governments have missed a public health opportunity by not issuing recommendations for effective and sustainable weight loss to lower your risk for severe COVID-19 infection and death
Research shows vaccines to be less effective in obese people, and if that holds true for injected gene therapeutics against COVID, then the shots may turn out disappointing results, as 42.4% of Americans are obese
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has detailed the connection between COVID-19 severity and obesity, admitting that obesity is associated with worse COVID-19 outcomes
According to the CDC, modeling suggests 30.2% of all American adults hospitalized for COVID-19 up until 18 November 2020 is attributed to obesity, and the greater 1’s BMI (body mass index) the higher the risks for a morbid outcome gets
Obesity increases your risk of severe COVID-19 illness and 3Xs the risk of hospitalization. It impairs your immune function, decreases your lung capacity and increases your risk of ending up on invasive mechanical ventilation.
Obesity is also associated with chronic inflammation that can disrupt thrombogenic responses to pathogen
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