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Study finds link between coronavirus mortality risk and obesity – Fox News

The World Obesity Foundation released a new study Thursday that found a link between a country’s COVID-19 mortality and obesity prevalence in its population.

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The World Obesity Foundation released a new study Thursday that found a link between a country’s COVID-19 mortality and obesity prevalence in its population. 
The researchers found “high mortality rates only in countries where overweight prevalence exceeds around 50% of the adult population.”
“Globally, at the end of 2020, COVID-19 mortality rates were more than ten times higher in countries where overweight prevalence exceeds 50% of adults (weighted average 66.8 deaths per 100,000 adults) compared…

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