As Europe emerges from its coronavirus lockdown, public health experts point to an uncomfortable truth:
- Carlo Martuscelli
Many of its citizens will need to shed a few kilos as part of a long-term prevention strategy.
The question for the EU is whether it’ll miss a key moment to intervene.
One clear finding from the pandemic is that people with pre-existing conditions — including obesity and related conditions such as type 2 diabetes and hypertension — face higher risks of severe illness and death.
And worse, this vulnerable population is growing.
According to the…