Thailand warns alcohol weakens immune system, causing risk of COVID-19

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Alcoholics are 2.9 times more likely to develop infections in the lungs, which can result in COVID-19 infection.

Why does drinking alcohol increase the risk of COVID-19 infection?
– It reduces restraint, which brings about risky behaviors.



Alcohol also causes lungs, heart, liver, and intestines to:
– Decrease immunity
– Function less effectively
– Increase risk of complications. (NNT)