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Will Trump’s obesity affect his chances of overcoming Covid-19?

5 October 2020

Professor Rachel Batterham (UCL Medicine and UCLH) comments on how being obese affects the body’s chances of fighting off disease, and says President Trump’s weight and BMI place him in the ‘at risk’ category for Covid-19 patients.

Listen: BBC Radio 5 Live’s ‘Steve Nolan Show’ (from 1 hour 17 mins 20 secs)