FAST FIVE: Obese People Are Twice As Likely To Die From Covid

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In what is emerging as a perfidious Catch 22, at a time when the US population is rapidly gaining weight due to mandatory work from home regulation (hence the Covid 19 pounds) as described here and here, while a surge in domestic alcohol consumption is only making the matters worse.

Public Health England has published a paper titled “Excess Weight and COVID-19  Insights from new evidence”, indicating that the risks of hospitalization, intensive care treatment and death increase progressively with increasing body mass index (BMI) above the healthy weight range even after adjustment for potential confounding factors, including demographic and socioeconomic factors.

In a nutshell, people who are severely obese are twice as likely to die from Covid.

However, because charts like the one below are racist, it's best to wallow in ignorance and accuse white people for what is taking place.

And since no crisis will ever be put to waste by a nanny state which after the covid pandemic will control virtually every aspect of our lives, the British government plans to initiate an anti-obesity campaign including strict rules on how junk food is advertised and sold in the UK.

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