1. Is obesity the second biggest COVID-19 risk factor? Experts warn the overweight to be 'cautious'  Daily Mail
  2. Is BMI a more significant factor than age in the next stage of lockdown?  Telegraph.co.uk
  3. Age, obesity highest risk factors for COVID-19 complications  ABC27
  4. Coronavirus: Why are obese people more at risk?  Yahoo Lifestyle
  5. COVID-19: The top seven diseases that put you at risk  Ottawa Citizen
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Scientific evidence suggests that people who are overweight - which two thirds of adults in the UK are - have a 39 per cent higher risk of dying if they catch the coronavirus.Scientific evidence suggests that people who are overweight - which two thirds of adults in the UK are - have a 39 per cent higher risk of dying if they catch the coronavirus.

Is obesity the second biggest COVID-19 risk factor? Experts warn the overweight to be 'cautious' | Daily Mail Online

Should we be considering factors such as weight when it comes to shielding a specific population?Should we be considering factors such as weight when it comes to shielding a specific population?

Is BMI a more significant factor than age in the next stage of lockdown?

New research shows age and obesity put you at a higher risk for complications should you contract coronavirus. Doctors have worked to identify high risk categories so the public can take necessary precautions. According to the CDC, current known risk factors include: asthma or lung disease age: those age 65 or older are more at […]New research shows age and obesity put you at a higher risk for complications should you contract coronavirus. Doctors have worked to identify high risk categories so the public can take necessary …

Age, obesity highest risk factors for COVID-19 complications | ABC27

Just under a third (29%) of UK adults were classified as obese in 2019.Just under a third (29%) of UK adults were classified as obese in 2019.

Coronavirus: Why are obese people more at risk?

“Obesity May Affect Your COVID-19 Coronavirus Risk. #komonews https://t.co/rB20uvE6hV”

Kelly Koopmans on Twitter: "Obesity May Affect Your COVID-19 Coronavirus Risk. #komonews… "

“#Coronavirus: A third of all COVID-19 hospital patients die, with dementia and obesity carrying the highest risk (Sky News) https://t.co/uAAIVscjeH”

Michael Carty on Twitter: "#Coronavirus: A third of all COVID-19 hospital patients die, with dementia and obesity carrying the highest risk (Sky News) https://t.co/uAAIVscjeH"

“People with obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure are at greater risk for complications from the coronavirus, according to a large study of patients hospitalized with the illness it causes. https://t.co/vVUSdF5cZm”

Arnie Kuenn on Twitter: "People with obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure are at greater risk for complications from the coronavirus, according to a large study of patients hospitalized with the illness it causes. https://t.co/vVUSdF5cZm"

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