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Is nicotine exposure linked to cardiopulmonary vulnerability to COVID‐19

Is nicotine exposure linked to cardiopulmonary vulnerability to COVID‐19

The recent emergence of COVID‐19 has resulted in a worldwide crisis, with large populations locked down and transportation links severed. While approximately 80% of infected individuals have minimal symptoms, around 15–20% need to be hospitalized, greatly stressing global healthcare systems. As of March 10, the death rate appears to be abou ...