Tobacco Dependence and the Pandemic
The abuse of tobacco is one of the primary causes of early death and about 5 million deaths take place every year due to nicotine dependence. Amidst this, the coronavirus pandemic has affected the respiratory systems of millions of victims worldwide, the most common symptoms being fever and dry cough.
So, how is the pandemic related to tobacco use?
Smoking also affects the immune system of the body which may lead to a hike in the chances of infection.
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