We discuss with Dr. Filippos Filippids (Imperial College London, London, UK) what the literature has shown us so far about the link between smoking and COVID-19 disease.
1. What do we know so far about COVID-19 and smoking? (0:10)
2. What are the current challenges and limitations of research into the impact of smoking on COVID-19 disease? (1:10)
3. What has the current literature shown us about the association of smoking and COVID-19? (2:23)
4. What gaps remain in our knowledge and what future studies are planned? (3:18)
5. What would you be advising those that smoke to do in light of current research findings? (4:18)
Speaker disclosure: Filippos Filippidis has nothing to disclose in relation to this video interview.
Support: Interview and filming supported by Touch Medical Media.
Filmed in coverage of the ERS International Congress 2020.
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