Maybe you are taking all precautions possible to prevent the infection of Covid-19. Maybe you are wearing a mask while in the public, staying socially distant from others and washing your hands often.
But if you are a smoker, have you considered stopping to reduce the risk of getting or having complications from the coronavirus?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that adults of any age with certain underlying medical conditions are at increased risk for severe illness from the virus that causes COVID-19.
We don’t know exactly, yet, the correlation between smoking and COVID-19. But this is certain at this time, according to Department of Health and Human Services and the CDC: