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80% of Covid19 intensive care patients are overweight

Michael Krewson

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80 percent of all Dutch corona patients treated in intensive care are overweight. Diederik Gommers, chairman of the Dutch Association for Intensive Care (NVIC), explains this on Friday Jinek.

According to Gommers and Peter van der Voort, head of intensive care at the UMCG, there is “apparently” a link between the overweight people and their problems with the coronavirus, although this cannot yet be said with certainty.

 Van der Voort says it is striking how many overweight people experience respiratory problems after being infected with the coronavirus. Gommers suspects that it has to do with their “heavy chest, which makes it harder to breathe”. Similar reports were also reported to have come in from China.

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 Van der Voort says it is striking how many overweight people experience respiratory problems after being infected with the coronavirus. Gommers suspects that it has to do with their “heavy chest, which makes it harder to breathe”.

This can be alleviated with either medical ventilators, already in short supply, or with nipple clip helium balloons.

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