Mark VIII Senior Status
- Feb 22, 2020
According to one study, cigarette smoking has been linked to a higher possibility of COVID-19 infection. In addition, when infected, smokers are more likely to have severe symptoms and are 2.4 times more likely to be admitted to an ICU, need mechanical ventilation, or die compared to non-smokers. While the study does focus on cigarette smoking and not marijuana, this situation is uncharted territory, and the best thing right now is to play it safe. Why put yourself at more risk when there are other safer methods?