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Cigar Smokers Are Smoking More Despite COVID-19 Concerns, Finds New Study

North Carolina, August 8: Results from an online survey suggest that though cigar smokers are concerned about their health and COVID-19 but are eventually smoking more during the pandemic. The survey involving nearly 800 cigar smokers found that majority of the people surveyed intended to quit smoking due to concerns about elevated health risks if… Read More »

Vietnam braces for a fresh wave of coronavirus despite earlier success in containing the outbreak

A propaganda poster on preventing the spread of Covid-19 is seen on a wall as a man smokes a cigarette along a street in Hanoi on April 29, 2020. Manan Vatsyayana | AFP | Getty Images Vietnam, once praised for its success in containing the coronavirus outbreak, is now battling a resurgence in cases and… Read More »

Despite rhetoric, illness threat from migrants is minimal, experts say

A story in the right-wing magazine The New American this weekend was headlined Will Migrant Caravan Kill Your Child – With Disease? On Monday, “Fox& Friends” co-host Brian Kilmeade claimed that the refugees pose a threat because they carry “diseases” and shouldn’t be let in. A commentator on Fox, former immigration agent David Ward, also… Read More »