KSNT: CDC cites obesity as culprit for hospitalizing children with COVID-19

KSNT: CDC cites obesity as culprit for hospitalizing children with COVID-19. “Childhood obesity in America was already putting children at risk for poor health, now it’s hospitalizing children and adolescents who have contracted coronavirus. In a study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, researchers found approximately two-thirds of COVID-19 patients aged 12-17 were obese, and the length of stay in the hospital was twice that of non-obese adolescents.”

%d bloggers like this: