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Exercise can prevent severe COVID outcomes, says ACU study – The Catholic Weekly

Physically inactive patients more vulnerable to virus Physically inactive COVID-19 patients were two-and-a-half times more likely to die from the infection than…

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Reading Time: 3minutesA study of nearly 50,000 patients found that engaging in exercise was the biggest factor, apart from age and a history of organ transplant. PHOTO: Unsplash
Physically inactive COVID-19 patients were two-and-a-half times more likely to die from the infection than those who consistently met exercise guidelines, according to a major international study into the deadly disease.
One of the studys authors, Australian Catholic University Professor Jim Sallis, has called for a heightened…

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