The College of Education holds a virtual workshop on the impact of smoking on society in light of the Corona pandemic
The College of Education / Media … The Psychological Counseling and Educational Guidance Unit set up a virtual workshop on the impact of smoking on society in light of the Corona pandemic, which included a lecture by Dr. Hoda Ghazi Hamid from the College of Medicine in which she talked about smoking hookah (hookah) and the spread of Corona virus through smokers using a nozzle And one hose. Moreover, most cafes do not take into account cleaning hookahs after each use.
The lecture showed that exposure to cigarette smoke makes the airway cells two to three times more likely to be infected with the virus, and it also reduces the immune response and weakens the body’s natural defenses against the virus.
The workshop emphasized that smokers are more vulnerable to serious complications due to infection with Corona virus, compared to non-smokers.
As well as the effect of the virus on the cardiovascular system and the exacerbation of previously existing cardiovascular symptoms.