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Alberta’s chief medical officer of health is recommending Albertans who smoke or vape take measures to quit the habits to decrease the impact of a coronavirus infection.


“What we’ve seen in other jurisdictions is that there does seem to be a link to things like smoking or vaping and having a more severe outcome after a COVID-19 infection,” Dr. Deena Hinshaw said on Monday. A Stanford University study found those who vaped were five times more likely to be diagnosed with the novel coronavirus than non-users. [...]