COVID-19 Miniseries Episode 41: Breaking Down the Impact of Smoking in COVID-19 Part 2
This episode was recorded June 17, 2020.
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Guest: J. Taylor Hays, M.D. (@jtaylorhays), Robert Vassallo, M.D.
Host: Amit K. Ghosh, M.D., M.B.A. (@AmitGhosh006)
Is the act of smoking a risk factor for transmission? Does nicotine protect against severe COVID-19? Dr. Hays and Dr. Vassallo discuss what is currently known about the risks of smoking in regard to COVID-19 and treatment of patients who smoke, during the pandemic.
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