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KQED (San Francisco): Smokers "Do Much Worse" With Coronavirus — and Many Are Now Trying to Quit (April 25, 2020)

San Francisco Chronicle: How smoking, vaping increase your risk of coronavirus (April 24, 2020)

Los Angeles Times: Coronavirus and smoking: How do cigarettes, pot and vaping affect infections and outcomes? (April 23, 2020)

Los Angeles Times: Tobacco, vaping industries seize opportunities in coronavirus with freebies, donations (April 17, 2020)

The Hill: How policymakers can help smokers quit now (April 12, 2020)

Wired: Does Vaping Raise Your Risk of Covid-19 Symptoms? (April 10, 2020)

People: Smoking or Vaping — Cigarettes or Marijuana — May Make Coronavirus Worse, Doctors Say (April 10, 2020)

The New York Times: Smokers and Vapers May Be at Greater Risk for Covid-19 (April 9, 2020)

The New York Times: How to Quit Smoking and Vaping During the Coronavirus Pandemic (April 9, 2020)

The Boston Globe: A new warning: Vaping and smoking may increase risk that COVID-19 will hit you hard (April 9, 2020)

Bloomberg: Smoking Helps Open Gateway to Coronavirus Infection, Study Shows (April 8, 2020)

Good Morning America: Coronavirus creates challenges for those who want to quit vaping (April 8, 2020)

Scientific American: Are Smokers or Vapers More at Risk for COVID-19? Here’s What We know (April 8, 2020)

The Irish Times Do you smoke or vape? Here’s why Covid-19 means you should quit right now (April 7, 2020)

CNN: Why Covid-19 might make you rethink your smoking habits (April 6, 2020) Coronavirus patients who smoked, vaped may experience more severe symptoms (April 6, 2020)

CNN: Now’s the time to quit smoking, it could increase your odds of beating Covid-19 (April 3, 2020)

The Denver Post: Guest Commentary: Vaping may worsen effects of COVID-19, yet vape shops want to be open as “essential service” (April 2, 2020)

CNBC: CDC says diabetes, lung disease, heart disease and smoking may increase risk of severe coronavirus illness (March 31, 2020)

U.S. News & World Report: Does Smoking and Vaping Make Coronavirus Worse? (March 31, 2020)

Bloomberg News: Vaping Could Compound Health Risks Tied to Virus, FDA Says (March 30, 2020)

ABC News: Vaping and e-cigarettes: Adding fuel to the coronavirus fire? (March 26, 2020)

WebMD: COVID-19 Likely Worse for Vapers, Smokers (March 25, 2020)

NBC TODAY Show: Why social distancing provides a 'golden opportunity' for teens to quit vaping (March 24, 2020)

Washington Times: E-cig users urged to stop vaping amid coronavirus pandemic (March 23, 2020)

Forbes: Smokers At Higher Risk Of Severe COVID-19 During Coronavirus Outbreak (March 23, 2020)

MSNBC: Vaping: One of the Best Ways to Trash Your Lungs and Maybe Die if You Catch Coronavirus (March 21, 2020)

The Philadelphia Inquirer: Coronavirus poses extra risks for smokers and vapers. Will that make them quit? (March 20, 2020)

CNN: How smoking, vaping and drug use might increase risks from Covid-19 (March 20, 2020)

Fox News: Severe coronavirus infection risk may increase with smoking or vaping, experts claim (March 17, 2020)

Scientific American: Smoking or Vaping May Increase the Risk of a Severe Coronavirus Infection (March 17, 2020)

The Washington Post: The coronavirus is deadly enough. But some experts suspect bad air makes it worse (March 15, 2020)

CBS News: Does vaping make you more susceptible to coronavirus? (March 10, 2020)

Last Updated April 28, 2020