Smoking and alcohol abusing people are at risk for COVID-19. This was stated by Professor of the Moscow state medical University named after I. M. Sechenov, the President of the Russian Association of public health Andrey Dyomin.

According to him, the man has all the organs and functions have a certain margin of safety. However, because of the bad habits some people these reserves are exhausted before meeting with the infection. Therefore, smokers and drinkers along with the chronic patients and elderly people can be attributed to the risk group of coronavirus, said the Professor in an interview with “Parlamentskaya Gazeta”.

earlier, the CPS has dispelled the myth that drinking alcoholic beverages with high alcohol content can kill the coronavirus. On the contrary, experts advise to minimize the use of alcohol, as it increases negatively controls the immune system.

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