The Obesity Crisis Was Already Bad & COVID-19 Raised the Risks Further: Why Don’t Health Leaders Talk About This Publicly?

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) those considered “overweight” raises one’s risk with COVID-19 significantly, while if one falls into the category of “obesity” their risk of hospitalization due to SARS-CoV-2, the virus behind COVID-19, grows threefold. This could possibly be explained that obesity, that is those with a Body Mass index of 30 or higher,  is actually associated with impaired immune function, diabetes and cardiovascular challenges. Moreover obesity can decrease lung capacity and reserve, thus making ventilation a challenge.  Yet although Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), as well as chief medical advisor to the current American POTUS, Joe Biden, constantly gives America advice via television and YouTube interviews why doesn’t he ever talk about the topic of obesity in association with the pandemic?   Despite show after show where Fauci exhorts action and recommendations, never does he go to some of the key underlying risks associated with  COVID-19 hospitalization and death. It's as if all we have to do is vaccinate everyone on the planet and o...

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