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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/.

Original publication

DOI

10.1136/bmj.o141

Type

Journal article

Journal

BMJ (Clinical research ed.)

Publication Date

02/02/2022

Volume

376

Addresses

NIHR Centre for Engagement and Dissemination, Twickenham, UK NIHRAlerts@nihr.ac.uk.

Keywords

Humans, Body Mass Index, Cohort Studies, Prospective Studies, COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2