A nurse pierces the finger of a patient to test blood sugar for diabetes. A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that 94% of patients hospitalized because of the COVID-19 strand of coronavirus in the New York City area had a chronic health problem. The three most prevalent conditions were hypertension, obesity, and diabetes . (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Travis Edwards/Released)

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