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What’s the Link Between Covid and Diabetes?

Health-care workers treat patients on a Covid-19 ICU floor.

Health-care workers treat patients on a Covid-19 ICU floor.

Photographer: Allison Dinner/Bloomberg

Here’s the latest news from the pandemic.

Diabetes was identified as a risk factor for developing a more severe illness from Covid-19 soon after it emerged. What’s still baffling doctors two years on is the unexpected appearance of the metabolic condition in Covid patients weeks-to-months after catching the coronavirus.