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Drinking Alcohol May Increase Chances of Getting Coronavirus


I get it; with times like these, you may want to pour yourself a good stiff drink.  But before you grab a cold one out of the fridge, you may want to hear what the World Health Organization has to say about drinking alcohol during the pandemic. The WHO says that drinking alcohol could heighten the risk of getting Coronavirus since it weakens the body’s immune system.  Excessive alcohol drinking could also lead to some behaviors that heighten Coronavirus risks. As alcohol sales soar during the pandemic, the WHO said in a published study “people should minimize their alcohol consumption at any time, and particularly during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Have you been drinking more than usual during the outbreak?

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