WELCOME TO THE PARTY PAL! CNN Says ‘One Study’ Claims Losing Weight Reduces COVID Risks

CNN was publicly mocked on Twitter this week for finally admitting the link between COVID hospitalizations and the nation’s ongoing obesity problem; claiming “losing weight can reduce that risk” as the pandemic enters its third year.

“People who are overweight or obese are at a much higher risk of much more severe disease and even death from Covid-19 — and one new study suggests that losing weight can reduce that risk,” posted CNN on Twitter.

“The obesity epidemic has been a threat to Americans’ health for years. It’s the second leading cause of preventable death, after smoking. With Covid-19, it becomes even more dangerous. One study found that 30% of Covid-19 hospitalizations were in people with obesity,” adds the author.

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