COVID-19 and Tobacco Industry Interference, 2020

I. Background On February 14, 2020, the head of the WHO Health Emergencies Programme posited that smoking is a risk factor for the severity of any lower respiratory tract infection, and that the same would be expected in COVID-19, a respiratory disease.[1] To identify smokers as a potential vulnerable group for COVID-19, health experts have […]

Estimating the Proportion of Cases of Lung Cancer Legally Attributable to Smoking: A Novel Approach for Class Actions Against the Tobacco Industry

Author: Siemiatycki, J., et al, 2014                                                    Download                           Published by: American Journal of Public Health