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Video: An unhealthy population is at higher risk to die of COVID-19, that’s bad news for Americans

As reports from cases around the world are analyzed, high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes and other chronic health issues have emerged as particularly high risk factors.

A study by Dr. David L. Katz, medical doctor and preventative and public health expert found that 45% of Americans have at least one condition that is associated with a greater risk of severe infection from the coronavirus.

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