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Public Health England warn of increased risk for those overweight

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Public Health England warn of increased risk for those overweight

Public Health England warn of increased risk for those overweight

Public Healthy England have released al new film which explains how excessweight can increases the risk of becoming seriously ill with diseases, likeCovid-19.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is leading a campaign to urge Britonsto lose weight and improve their health.


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