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Obesity and COVID-19: What We Know, What You Can Do - COVID-19, Health Topics, Weight Loss - Hackensack Meridian Health

Obesity and COVID-19: What We Know, What You Can Do - COVID-19, Health Topics, Weight Loss - Hackensack Meridian Health

Researchers have learned a great deal about who is most at risk of severe illness from COVID-19. Preliminary studies early in the pandemic identified obesity as a risk factor for serious illness, especially in people under age 60. Months later, these increased risks have been confirmed and further quantified.

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