Tobacco and Vulnerability to COVID19

On 7th May 2020, The Coordinator of Uganda Health Communication Alliance Baguma Richard was hosted on SmartTv Uganda to discuss the vulnerability of tobacco users during COVID19

Tobacco use kills more than 8million people every year around the world. These are too many lives dying from preventable death. He also talked of how tobacco use affects the lungs and weakness it natural mechanism to fight foreign bodies. This same organ the lung is also affected by corona virus. This thereby makes tobacco users more vulnerable to COVID18 once infected by the corona virus.

Watch the full video by clicking: Tobacco use and vulnerability  

Author: Destiny Gladys Chaiga 




Leave a Reply