Until now, experts said, there has been conflicting data on the extent to which smoking affects the risk of hospital admission from Covid-19. Photo: TNS Until now, experts said, there has been conflicting data on the extent to which smoking affects the risk of hospital admission from Covid-19. Photo: TNS
Until now, experts said, there has been conflicting data on the extent to which smoking affects the risk of hospital admission from Covid-19. Photo: TNS

Smokers with Covid-19 at higher risk of hospitalisation: study

  • New research shows smoking puts people with Covid-19 at greater risk of death
  • Separate study indicates some people may have gene that protects from severe Covid

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Until now, experts said, there has been conflicting data on the extent to which smoking affects the risk of hospital admission from Covid-19. Photo: TNS Until now, experts said, there has been conflicting data on the extent to which smoking affects the risk of hospital admission from Covid-19. Photo: TNS
Until now, experts said, there has been conflicting data on the extent to which smoking affects the risk of hospital admission from Covid-19. Photo: TNS
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