People carrying excess weight have an increased risk of severe covid-19.
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The studyGao M, Piernas C, Astbury NM, et al. Associations between body-mass index and COVID-19 severity in 6.9 million people in England: a prospective, community-based cohort study. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2021;9:6.To read the full NIHR Alert, go to: https://evidence.nihr.ac.uk/alert/excess-weight-increases-risks-of-severe-covid-19/.