COVID-19 death rates 10 times higher in countries where most adults are overweight, report finds

COVID-19 death rates 10 times higher in countries where most adults are overweight, report finds (ctvnews.ca)

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The risk of death from COVID-19 is about 10 times higher in countries where most of the population is overweight, according to a report released Wednesday by the World Obesity Forum.

Researchers found that by the end of 2020, global COVID-19 death rates were more than 10 times higher in countries where more than half the adults are overweight, compared to countries where fewer than half are overweight.

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