April 16, 2020
Obesity and chronic metabolic disease is killing COVID -19 patients: now is the time to eat real food, protect the NHS and save lives.
It is well known in the medical literature that excess body fat induces immune dysregulation and chronic inflammation which is directly linked to the cytokine storm that is responsible for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome seen in influenza and other respiratory viruses. (4)
“Hopefully if and when that occurs a lockdown will not be required.”
Don’t hold your breath. From where I sit and from what I’m reading, future lockdowns with decreasing civil liberties are the wave of the future unless we speak up now.