People who smoke would be at ‘increased possibility’ of contracting COVID-19

Am 02.04.2020 veröffentlichtEvidence and “advisory” from the World Health Organisation suggests that “smokers are at higher risk of getting the virus and … of getting worse complications than non-smokers,” according to UNSW School of Public Health Professor Frederic Sitas.Concern has been raised over whether smokers are more susceptible to COVID-19 as the virus tends to…

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Are smokers and tobacco users at a huger chance of COVID-19 infection?

Are smokers and tobacco users at a huger chance of COVID-19 infection?

BY: Loop Pacific 08:17, March 30, 2020 Smokers are likely to be more vulnerable to COVID-19 as the act of smoking means that fingers (and possibly contaminated cigarettes) are in contact with lips which increases the possibility of transmission of virus from hand to mouth. Smokers may also already have lung disease or reduced lung…

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Are people who smoke, tobacco users at elevated probability of Covid-19 an infection?

Are people who smoke, tobacco users at elevated probability of Covid-19 an infection?

Conditions that increase oxygen needs will put patients at higher risk of lung conditions such as pneumonia. Smokers are likely to be more vulnerable to Covid-19 as the act of smoking means that fingers (and possibly contaminated cigarettes) are in contact with lips which increases the possibility of transmission of virus from hand to mouth.…

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People who smoke seemingly to be more in probability from coronavirus: EU company

Representational photo. BRUSSELS: Smoking can make people more susceptible to serious complications from a coronavirus infection, the European Union agency for disease control said on Wednesday, citing scientific studies, although available data is still limited. In its updated assessment of the risks caused by the coronavirus, or SARS-CoV-2, the European Centre for Disease Control and…

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