On July 28, Prof. Dr. Prakit Wateesathakit, President of the Campaign for No Smoking Foundation. Release the US research report. Published in the journal Prev Med Rep, November 25, 2020, by researchers from the Medical Center. University of Rochester, New York, USA sponsored research by the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Tobacco Control. US Food and Drug Administration with research questions “The relationship between the rates of e-cigarette use among states with sickness from COVID-19.” The results showed that State e-cigarette rates in 2018 correlate with data for each state’s January-April 2020 mortality rate survey of COVID-19, with every 1% of all states smoking vaping rates in 2018. Increasing rates of e-cigarettes The number of COVID-19 cases will increase by 0.31 and the number of deaths will increase by 0.37 on the Log scale. The researchers concluded that The relationship between e-cigarette smoking and the number of COVID-19 cases increased and deaths increased Show that e-cigarettes increase the risk of getting sick from COVID-19
Prof. Dr. Prakit said that such research It does not support the claim of parties promoting e-cigarettes that e-cigarettes are safer than conventional cigarettes. which was previously reported from the United States that teenagers who smoke e-cigarettes There is a 5-7-fold increase in the risk of contracting COVID-19, and previous research analyzes have all concluded that E-cigarettes cause inflammation of the airways. and weakens lung immunity which is no different from ordinary smoking and until now can not conclude that Electronic cigarettes vs regular cigarettes Harm the respiratory tract different or not. The World Health Organization has recommended all countries to campaign to quit smoking. Both conventional and electronic cigarettes During these two years with the outbreak of COVID-19 Therefore, we invite Thai people to take advantage of the severe COVID-19 epidemic and quit smoking both conventional and electronic cigarettes. The latest Thailand survey data in 2021 by the National Statistical Office found that there are more Thai people who have quit smoking permanently. More than 4.7 million people, of which 9 out of 10 Thai people are able to quit smoking. manually quit
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