Weekly News Digest: Obesity and Covid 19 - 5th May

NewsWeekly News Digest: Obesity and Covid 19 - 5th May

Welcome to a new weekly digest of stories about COVID-19, obesity and related challenges from across the globe.

We will be compiling stories from credible sources representing all regions of the world, including academic articles, position statements and mainstream news, amongst others. 

If you have signed up to our newsletter, we will be sending this digest to your inbox every Monday during the current pandemic. If you have any stories from your country or discipline, please send through to us at eneeds@worldobesity.org.




  • COVID‐19 and obesity
    • Several recent studies have suggested people living with obesity tend to be hospitalized more frequently than others - more research must be done.




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