Of 441 hospitalised COVID-19 patients in the study, 5% were active smokers But rates are 24% in the Italian population, suggesting some sort of protection However, more smokers succumbed to the disease – half of smokers compared to 35% of non-smokersIt comes after a UCL review of 28 studies, including from Europe, which found smokers were less common than expected among COVID-19 patients Governments suggest quitting the habit for precaution despite lack of evidence
Source: Researchers uncover MORE evidence that smokers may be protected from the deadly coronavirus | Daily Mail Online
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More anecdotal evidence that the experts don’t understand this pandemic?
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