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Vaping affects how body reacts to flu viruses like Covid-1, study suggests – sometimes even more than regular smoking

People who use e-cigarettes have significantly altered immune responses to influenza viruses, researchers at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill in the US have found. That is a worrying discovery as flu season approaches and coronavirus surges across the US and many other countries.E-cigarettes have boomed in popularity in the past decade, even as the use of traditional cigarettes declined. The rise has been especially pronounced among the youth population.Because of that,…

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