COVID-19 REVEALS HOW OBESITY HARMS THE BODY IN REAL TIME

© Provided by Live Science Excess adipose tissue, which stores fat and is shown here in a scanning electron microscope image, creates a mechanical compression in patients with obesity. The COVID-19 pandemic has thrust the obesity epidemic once again into the spotlight, revealing that obesity is no longer a disease that harms just in the long run but one that can have acutely dev...