Healthy Living: Bariatric Surgery Lowers Risk for COVID-19 Complications

Health officials have said for months that obese patients who contract COVID-19 are more likely to be hospitalized and need mechanical ventilation.

They are also 50% more likely to die from the virus.

Now researchers say prior bariatric surgery may reduce the severity of COVID-19 symptoms. Healthy Living explains why.03 10 Bariatric Surgery And Covidmp400 00 08 18still001

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