Covid-19 and ex-smokers: an underestimated prognostic factor?

Submitted: June 19, 2020
Accepted: July 8, 2020
Published: July 15, 2020
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Dear Editor,

The recent and explosive worldwide outbreak of Covid-19 leads many scientists and clinicians to identify the most responsible triggering risk factors in individuals without comorbidities, as well as potential prognostic factors. A notable field of research has been conducted on the role of smoking, which has been initially hypothesized as being a protective factor for Covid-19....



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Carratù, Pierluigi, Roberto Boffi, Silvano Dragonieri, Elena Munarini, Chiara Veronese, and Piero Portincasa. 2020. “Covid-19 and Ex-Smokers: An Underestimated Prognostic Factor?”. Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease 90 (3).