TIMESINDONESIA, JAKARTA – Smoking has been a major issue in the world. Smoking known to be able to lead people of having severe illness such as heart disease or stroke. Little did they know smoking could also give people a bigger chance to be exposed by Covid-19. Not only to those who smoke cigarettes, those who inhale Sisha has the same chance of it.
According to World Health Organization (WHO), smoking has a severe precaution towards the respiratory system. As we all know, respiratory system is one of the system in our body which will mainly affected by Covid-19.
WHO also said that smoking could lead people to have Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). If people having this issue, then they will be difficult to be treated once they being exposed by Coronavirus.
A research also shown, those who smoke will have a small chance to survive of Covid-19 compared to those who don’t. Most of them will be treated with ventilators yo help them breath while those who don’t smoke will have a better condition and simple treatment.
Meanwhile, third hand smoker or thise who gets the smoke not from smoking Al’s has a bigger chance of exposed by Covid-19. All the dust that left around the smoking area will give these third hand smoker a bad effect as well, which will affect their respiratory system.
Thus then, smoking either the smoker or those third hand smoker even the children will get a bad experience and a bigger chance of exposed by Covid-19 if they have a respiratory problem. (*)