Obesity is important, but not a decisive factor in Covid death rates
Professor Len Shackleton quoted in the Daily Express
Julian Jessop quoted in Daily Express
Christopher Snowdon writes a letter to The Times
Snowdon argued: “Obesity certainly increases the individual’s risk of dying from Covid-19 but it is not a decisive factor when comparing nations, as the cases of New Zealand and Australia (both of which have a higher rate of obesity than the UK) can confirm”.
Read the full letter here.