This Group of People Is More Likely To Give You COVID-19 Than Others
Health experts have long warned that high blood sugar levels and diabetes are closely related to higher morbidity and mortality not only with SARS-CoV-2 but also with other coronaviruses such as MERS and SARS.
Over and above, the higher risk of obese people dying from the novel coronavirus has to do with physics. As explained by scientists, obesity puts your body to a lot more work to ensure proper breathing because the fat deposits in the chest and abdominal cavity put much more pressure on the chest. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that around 42.5% of Americans over age 20 fight obesity and 73.6% struggle with extra weight.
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