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Obesity ups odds for severe COVID-19 in younger patients

Obesity ups odds for severe COVID-19 in younger patients

Source: Medical Xpress

It's clear that age and chronic disease make bouts of the pandemic coronavirus more severe—and even deadly—but obesity might also put even younger people at higher risk, a pair of new studies suggest.

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  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery
  • American Medical Association
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program