Covid-19: Obese and Overweight People - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 11:39 am on 4th June 2020.

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Photo of Lord Foulkes of Cumnock Lord Foulkes of Cumnock Labour 11:39 am, 4th June 2020

My Lords, I declare a very personal interest in this issue: a recent Lancet article raised concerns that obesity is now shifting severe Covid disease to younger ages. Will the Government put in place public messaging not of shame but of sympathy and encouragement to younger adults?