DW News

Experts identify obesity as major factor in COVID complications | COVID19 – Special



Increasingly identified as a dangerous and lethal co-morbidity obesity is complicating the fight against Covid-19. Initially many researchers thought Covid-19 was primarily a respiratory disease. But now experts have identified obesity as a major culprit. As the virus proliferates around the globe and more is learnt about its affects on the body they are realizing this co-morbidity could mean the difference between life and death. With higher instances of diabetes, hypertension & cardiovascular diseases among the general population due to obesity, certain countries like South Africa is at particular risk for as long as there is no cure for Covid-19. 
Subscribe: www.youtube.com/user/deutschewelleenglish?sub_confirmation=1 For more news go to: www.dw.com/en/ Follow DW on social media: ►Facebook: www.facebook.com/deutschewellenews/ ►Twitter: twitter.com/dwnews ►Instagram: www.instagram.com/dw_stories/ Für Videos in deutscher Sprache besuchen Sie: www.youtube.com/channel/deutschewelle
#Covid19 #Coronavirus #Obesity

Related Articles

Back to top button
Close