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Study Reveals How Smoking Worsens COVID-19 Infection in the Airways

News   Nov 18, 2020 | Original story from the University of California Los Angeles Health Sciences

 
Study Reveals How Smoking Worsens COVID-19 Infection in the Airways

Microscopic images of human stem cell-derived airway tissue models with cell nuclei (blue) and SARS-CoV-2 virus infected cells (green); tissue exposed to cigarette smoke (right) had 2 to 3 times more infected cells than non-exposed tissue (left). Credit: UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center/Cell Stem Cell

 
 
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