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Former ‘world’s heaviest man’ defeats COVID-19

Dais Newsfeed | 24/09/2020 08:53 AM | Click to read full article

A Mexican who was once the world's heaviest man has beaten the coronavirus, helped - he believes - by several years of dieting, exercise, and stomach-reduction surgery that saw him shed hundreds of kilos.

The 36-year-old now weighs around 208 kilos, but his history of diabetes, high blood pressure, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease made his battle against the virus particularly grueling.