Steer Clear of Obese Friends With the Flu

THURSDAY, Aug. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Excess weight boosts the odds of flu complications, but that’s not all. Obese adults are contagious for much longer than their slim peers, researchers report. It’s known that obesity increases a person’s risk of hospitalization and death from flu, but these findings suggest extreme weight may also play…

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