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Is weight a more significant factor than age in the next stage of lockdown?
Should we be considering factors such as BMI when it comes to shielding a specific population? Professor Sarah Harper comments in an article published in The Telegraph.
“At a population level, we know that the risk of having severe symptoms or surviving the virus increases from the age of 60 onwards – but that is linked to underlying health risks including cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity which come with age,” she said.
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