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Why coronavirus is so much worse for smokers

April 9th, 2020

Coronavirus attacks vulnerable pathways in the lungs of smokers and patients with COPD, a new study suggests. Those with COPD or who currently smoke have a greater amount of an enzyme that coronavirus uses as an “entry point.” Quitting smoking lowers the amount of this enzyme in the lungs and could help prevent serious COVID-19 …

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Is coronavirus more dangerous for smokers and vapers?

April 2nd, 2020

Smoking has been proven to damage lungs and hinders lung function, making it harder to recover from a coronavirus infection that progresses to the point of pneumonia.  Research on the impact of vaping on the lungs is less concrete, but anything that can potentially affect the health of the lungs is likely to put you …