TENNESSEE – According to the health officials, a new study finds nearly 80% of people who were hospitalized from Covid-19, on a ventilator, or died-were overweight or obese. 

A new CDC study of more than 70,000 hospitalized Covid-19 patients revealed that 50.8% of those patients were obese 28% were overweight. 

Health officials say when the Covid virus enters the body it gets Into the cells to replicate. 

Throughout the coronavirus pandemic the United States has had more deaths than anyone else and physicians say there is a reason for that – obesity.

Obesity is more prevalent in our country. Close to 40% of the United States population is suffering from obesity and obesity doesn’t come without consequences.