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Coronavirus death rate higher in America due to rampant obesity

One of the fattest cities in America just so happens to also have one of the highest death rates from the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), a correlation that experts say is no coincidence. As it turns out, being obese greatly increases one’s risk of dying from the coronavirus, which at least partially explains why New Orleans currently has a death rate that’s seven times higher than that of New York, and a whopping 10 times higher than that of Seattle. When asked to comment on this disparity, doctors and public health officials, in conjunction with available scientific data, all seem to agree that being fat is the biggest – no pun intended – elephant in the room.  Read more.....

 

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