The link between illness and death from COVID-19 and underlying chronic medical conditions such as obesity, diabetes and heart disease is clear. But there is still much to be understood as to the mechanisms behind the connection. Rigorous research and analysis that reveals those connections in detail will help better prevent and treat future outbreaks of novel viruses.

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