Overweight and Obesity as Risk Factors for COVID19: EASO Webinar

Overweight and Obesity as Risk Factors for COVID19: EASO Webinar

Following publication of the society position statement https://www.karger.com/Article/FullText/508082 on the Global COVID-19 pandemic and obesity in Obesity Facts, the European Journal of Obesity, EASO was pleased to host a webinar with members of the Executive Committee, Obesity Management Task Force (OMTF) and Centres for Obesity Management (COMs) on Friday 8 May 2020 focused on obesity and the novel coronavirus.

High registration and attendance numbers and dialogue during and following the webinar confirms the tremendous and urgent interest in frontline information from colleagues in the field working with patients, and in emerging science around the inter-relationship between obesity, other NCDs and COVID19.

The webinar is available to watch and share here: