Combination of Covid-19 with chronic diseases creates “global union” -

Combination of Covid-19 with chronic diseases creates “global union”

Global study points to chronic diseases and risk factors as perfect storm for Covid-19 crisis

Worldwide, diseases such as obesity, hypertension and hyperglycemia (high blood sugar) and air pollution are directly related to decreased life expectancy. Together, they all create a perfect storm that now exacerbates the deaths by Covid-19.

These were the main results of a study published on Thursday night (15) in the prestigious English scientific journal The Lancet.

Read more in Folha de S.Paulo

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