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Fatty liver sufferers more likely to be hospitalised with Covid-19, study found

In fact those who were fat or obese had no extra risk of covid complications if their liver fat was in a healthy range.

However, those who were obese, and had fatty liver were two and a half times more likely to be hospitalised from coronavirus infection.

Obesity increases the likelihood of fatty liver disease.

The UK BioBank data found as many as 1 in 9 of the adult population has more than ten percent fat in their liver. This means 1 in 9 adults would be at increased risk.

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