Smoking Increase the Risk of Coronavirus Infection

Smoking cigarettes or using vapors makes a person more vulnerable to coronavirus, Scientific American writes.

According to preliminary studies, smokers are at increased risk of developing chronic lung disease, which is critical

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“Their immune cells mutate. And this leads mainly to the fact that they are more likely to become infected with viruses,” the biologist Robert Tarran quoted the portal.

Authors of the publication note that existing studies do not directly link smoking with the risks of getting COVID-19. Nevertheless, it has been established that this habit causes significant damage to the immune system, which, obviously, can aggravate the development of coronavirus infections.

Last week, the World Health Organization announced an outbreak of the pandemic coronavirus, a pandemic that has spread in more than 110 countries, a strong epidemic that could spread over a wide area.

In total, about 222 thousand people were infected in the world, more than nine thousand died. According to the latest data.

 

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Smoking cigarettes or using vapors makes a person more vulnerable to coronavirus, Scientific American writes.

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