Obesity and mortality of COVID-19. Meta-analysis


This meta analysis looked at 14 papers out of 572 publications for analysis. They looked at characteristics of patients including ” age, gender, body mass index, severe comorbidities, respiratory support and the critical illness related mortality in COVID.” They found all the characteristics are associated with COVID-19 except for gender.

TL;DR Obese people have a higher risk of death with COVID-19

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