Smoking and the Coronavirus

Video explains how smokers face increased risks of serious consequences if they get infected with the coronavirus (COVID-19) and how they may be more susceptible to this virus as well as many other infectious conditions because of their smoking.

Important clarification to this video

Related resources:

Link to Chinese Medical Journal showing the odds ratio of 14.285 for disease progression in smokers vs non-smokers.

Lung damages caused by smoking

Cilia (Explains why smokers are more vulnerable to catching infectious diseases)

General warning about getting colds or flu after quitting

Feel how smoking affects the lungs

See how smoking destroys the lungs

Post operative complications and slower healing

Premature deaths caused by smoking

After quitting smoking is there such a thing as a quitter’s flu?