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To better fight Covid-19, Asia can no longer afford to ignore obesity

With the world’s attention turned toward the coronavirus pandemic, the issue of obesity as a rising burden took a back seat in the first half of the year. Recent research has shown, however, that we can no longer afford to ignore obesity and its associated conditions as they are worsening the impact of Covid-19 on patients. In light of this, the global health care community has come to recognise combating obesity as a way to stave off some of the worst effects of the virus.Obesity rates across…

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