COVID-19: Smokers, vapers at greater risk

Azlan Othman

Smokers and vapers are at greater risk and recovery is difficult if they were to be infected with COVID-19 virus, irrespective of their age.

This was disclosed by Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar to the media yesterday as COVID-19 attacks the respiratory system.

A smoking ban sign. PHOTO: RAHWANI ZAHARI