Rospotrebnadzor recalled the more severe course of COVID-19 in smokers

Smokers are prone to more severe COVID-19 disease. This was reported by the press service of Rospotrebnadzor.

“According to available data, smokers are more likely to have severe COVID-19 disease. Smoking impairs lung function, and it is more difficult for the body of a smoker to fight the respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus, ”the source said. a statement.

The experts also recalled that smoking increases the risk of infection with viruses through the mouth.

“In case of infection, smokers are at a higher risk of a severe course of the disease, since their lungs are already damaged,” added the Rospotrebnadzor.

Earlier, pulmonologist Sergei Babak spoke about lung diseases that significantly complicate the course of coronavirus in patients.

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