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A latest research revealed that the overweight bodies are more vulnerable from coronavirus than a normal and a healthy body.

The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology journal published a research study to examine the effects of coronavirus with accordance of the body-mass index (BMI).

In this study, the researchers from the University of Oxford in the UK pointed out the different effects of coronavirus on the different weight body with of accordance of the body-mass index (BMI).

England based researchers taking 20,000 COVID-19 patients as sample, who are hospitalized during infection last year in the country.

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Depression make more vulnerable of the COVID patients, think tank research – Михаил Докукин/Pixabay

The popular body-mass index is a measure the weight and height of any human body that measures the rate of obesity in the body, it’s called body-mass index (BMI).

England based researchers taking 20,000 COVID-19 patients as sample, who are hospitalized during infection last year in the country.

The researchers found that only 5 percent COVID-19 patients are hospitalized in ICU with a BMI above 23KG and People who were underweight (BMI less than 18.5) also experienced worse outcomes.

According to the research, the highest risk was found in young people between the ages of 20 and 40 who were overweight. Similarly, the risk was even higher in people over the age of 60.

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Mr. Carmen Piernas, the chief researcher said that people with a slight increase in body composition are more likely to be infected with the corona virus. However, those with low BMI levels easily recovered against the corona virus.

He added that people under the age of 40 were at greater risk of contracting the corona virus, while those over the same age who were overweight did not show any significant complications.

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