Obesity Is a Risk Factor for Severe COVID-19 Infection: Multiple Potential Mechanisms

Circulation. 2020 Jul 7;142(1):4-6. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.120.047659. Epub 2020 Apr 22.
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Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Betacoronavirus / isolation & purification
  • Body Mass Index
  • Cardiovascular Diseases / complications
  • Cardiovascular Diseases / pathology
  • Coronavirus Infections / etiology
  • Coronavirus Infections / pathology*
  • Coronavirus Infections / virology
  • Forced Expiratory Volume
  • Humans
  • Lung / physiology
  • Obesity / complications
  • Obesity / pathology*
  • Pandemics
  • Pneumonia, Viral / etiology
  • Pneumonia, Viral / pathology*
  • Pneumonia, Viral / virology
  • Risk Factors

Supplementary concepts

  • COVID-19
  • severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2