How much more at risk am I for coronavirus infection if I smoke or am a reformed smoker?
People who smoke or vape have a higher risk of infection and serious complications with COVID-19. Tobacco and marijuana can damage the lungs and the immune system, making people more vulnerable to the virus's attack on the lungs. Stopping smoking or vaping and reducing second hand exposure are important prevention tools and will lesson your risk of symptoms if you contract coronavirus
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