Experts explain the link between Smoking and coronavirus

Scientists point to a direct relation between Smoking habit and COVID-19. This at a press conference in TASS said a senior researcher of the research Institute of pulmonology of the First St. Petersburg state medical University. Pavlov, Andrey Kozyrev.

According to him, a bad habit leads to an increased risk of infection.

“Makes for coronavirus infection is more severe,” — said the expert.

the opinion of colleagues agreed Director of the St. Petersburg research Institute of Phthisiopulmonology, Ministry of healthcare of the Russian Federation Peter Yablonskii. He announced the statistics derived from five foreign studies.

“More than one and a half times, and sick, and die from coronavirus,” said the medic.

the Experts concluded that from the point of view of the pathophysiology of the increased risks expected those who prefer the electronic cigarette.

About the link between Smoking and cancer 31 may read in the material “of Rosbalt”. This day is celebrated world no tobacco day.

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