John E. Morley Kamyar Kalantar‐Zadeh Stefan D. Anker

Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia & Muscle https://doi.org/10.1002/jcsm.12589

Publication date online: June 9, 2020

Coronavirus disease (COVID‐19) has reached pandemic proportions. Two animal studies have shown that coronavirus‐2 causes weight loss in animals associated with an increase in inflammatory cytokines. In humans, COVID‐19 causes anorexia, weight loss and low albumin. While poorly studied, this suggests that …

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