US Adolescent E-cigarette Users at Increased Risk for COVID-19

August 17, 2020
Sydney Jennings

Associate Editor of Patient Care Online

A new survey found adolescents who have ever used e-cigarettes are 5-times more likely to receive a COVID-19 diagnosis. More results at-a-glance in our new slideshow.

Researchers from Stanford University and the University of California recently published results of their new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health which examined whether US adolescent e-cigarette smokers were more likely to experience coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)-related symptoms, be tested for, and/or diagnosed with COVID-19. Scroll through the slides below for more study details and key takeaways for primary care.