Seems important: “Covid-19 death rates 10 times higher in countries where most adults are overweight”

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

Source: Obesity report: Covid-19 death rates 10 times higher in countries where most adults are overweight – CNN

Their initial list of “Example” countries – Vietnam, Japan, Thailand, South Korea, etc also had low case counts per population. There may be other reasons for that – explanations previously included masks, efficient testing, efficient and comprehensive contact tracing, and so on.

Never the less, lower weight seems to be better for health.

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