Isabel Pedraza

MD, Director of Medical Intensive Care Unit and Post-COVID ICU Recovery Program at Cedars-Sinai

MD, medical director of Cedars-Sinai’s Intensive Care Unit

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Severe obesity is now one of the high risk conditions that qualify Californians for the coronavirus vaccine.

Patients with severe obesity are at higher risk of COVID hospitalizations and deaths, reports CDC

Severe obesity is now one of the high risk conditions that qualify Californians for the coronavirus vaccine.

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More than 1,900 coronavirus patients are currently lying in hospital beds in LA County. More than 500 of them are in the intensive care unit.

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