Why Wisconsin is prioritizing certain medical conditions like obesity, cancer and diabetes for the vaccine
CBS 58 is taking a closer look at why certain conditions are on the list.
Having cancer currently increases someone's risk of severe illness from COVID-19. At this time, it is not known whether having a history of cancer increases someone's risk, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Among all the COVID-19 deaths in the U.S., 40 percent of them are in people with diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association.