By Smitha Mundasad
Studies show that obesity has a devastating impact on the risks of complications from Covid-19.
Gavin Jackson was warned to lose weight or miss the birth of his daughter.
By Michelle Roberts
Health editor, BBC News online
Body positivity campaigners say the government's obesity strategy "blames" bigger people for Covid-19.
By Sarah Finley
By Reality Check team
Former Labour MP Tom Watson, who lost eight stone, welcomes a plan to tackle obesity.
The pandemic is an opportunity to tackle long-standing obesity problems, a minister says.