Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak for people living with obesity

NewsCoronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak for people living with obesity

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak for people living with obesity

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the COVID-19 outbreak to be an international public health emergency. Coronaviruses can cause more severe symptoms and complications in people with obesity-related conditions. There are simple, effective behaviours we can adopt to reduce our risk of catching coronavirus or transmitting the virus to other people. 

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