VAPING (CV19)

Seven months and more than a million deaths into the pandemic, scientists around the globe still don’t understand why some people infected with coronavirus get extremely ill and die, while others survive. The sheer range of outcomes for...
Young Canadians have been vaping less frequently since the COVID-19 pandemic began, a new survey has found, but the lead researcher cautions the habit is still an epidemic among youth. The survey, conducted by the Lung Association of Nova Scotia...
In a letter to the US Food and Drug Administration, lawmakers are urging the agency to temporarily clear the market of all e-cigarettes for the duration of the coronavirus crisis. The letter, sent to FDA commissioner Dr....
“Being a 21-year-old, I should not be spending six days in the hospital for lung complications,” said one young vaper who survived coronavirus. Before coronavirus, pulmonologists, pediatricians and parents were busy battling a different nationwide health...
As of June 2020, more than 2.1 million people have been infected, and approximately 116,000 have died from Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the U.S., and the numbers continue to rise. Both cigarette and electronic...
Marlboro maker Altria says stimulus checks and e-cigarette restrictions are driving sales of traditional cigarettes Americans are smoking more during the coronavirus pandemic because they are spending less on travel and entertainment and have more opportunities...
Is Big Tobacco big enough to beat COVID-19? The properties of the tobacco plant have been well known among researchers for decades, earning it the nickname “the lab mouse of the plant world.” Plant-based vaccines can copy viruses, allowing...
Giving smokers alternative nicotine delivery means they might prefer these products over cigarettes, and produce better outcomes, says Polosa It’s not news that smoking is bad for human health and the leading risk factor for many...
The purpose of this study was to examine the prevalence and effects of current smoking on adverse outcomes among hospitalized COVID-19 patients. A systematic review of the literature (PubMed) identified 18 (from a total of 1398)...
This article is a preprint and has not been peer-reviewed. It reports new medical research that has yet to be evaluated and so should not be used to guide clinical practice. Smokers are generally more susceptible to...