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European Association for the Study of Obesity Position Statement on the Global COVID-19 Pandemic

Apr 27, 2020 | Magazine: Obesity Facts

Frühbeck G (1,2), Baker JL (3,4), Busetto L (3,5), Dicker D (3,6), Goossens GH (3,7), Halford JCG (3,8), Handjieva-Darlenska T (3,9), Hassapidou M (3,10), Holm JC (3,11), Lehtinen-Jacks S (3,12), Mullerova D (3,13), O'Malley G  (3,14), Sagen JV (3,15), Rutter H (3,16), Salas XR (3,17), Woodward E (3,17), Yumuk V (3,18), Farpour-Lambert NJ (3,19).

COVID-19, the infectious disease caused by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 12, 2020.

The European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO), as a scientific and medical society dedicated to the promotion of health and well-being, is greatly concerned about this global health challenge and its significant impacts on individuals, families, communities, health systems, nations, and wider society.

CITA DEL ARTÍCULO  Obes Facts. 2020 Apr 27:1-5. doi: 10.1159/000508082.