• Glenn Hearson

Second ISARIC COVID-19 Report using data from COVID-19 Database and Obesity a Possible Factor

The International Severe Acute Respiratory and Emerging Infections Consortium (ISARIC) has made available the latest report on #COVID19.


The results in the report have been produced using data from the ISARIC COVID-19

database.


In this second report, in which data from 1123 patients are presented. ISARIC would like to highlight that obesity (as defined by the clinician) is arising as a possible risk factor for death once admitted to hospital.


The report can be downloaded by click the image on the left.

See also Obesity: An independent risk factor for COVID-19 severity? (authored by Lakshmi Manoharan and Blake Thomson on behalf of the ISARIC Rapid Review team).

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