This is why people with obesity are more likely to die from coronavirus

A report found that 90% of morbidly obese patients admitted to intensive care needed a ventilator. Image: REUTERS/Gustavo Graf

Paul MacDaragh Ryan

Junior Doctor (Academic Track Intern), University College Cork

Noel Caplice

Clinician Scientist, University College Cork


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Obesity is one of the most common underlying conditions of COVID-19 patients in the U.S. Image: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

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