Alcohol complicates the course of COVIDs – doctors
Frequent alcohol consumption increases the risk of various disorders in the body and, if infected, complicates the course of COVID-19 disease.
This was reported by the Public Health Center of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine.
“Remember that there is no safe dose of alcohol. Drinking alcohol is harmful to the cardiovascular system, causes hypertension, and increases the risk of stroke and cancer. alcohol abuse causes cirrhosis, hepatitis, pancreatitis. Like tobacco, alcohol causes addiction. In Ukraine, more than 70% of people who died from complications caused by COVID-19 suffered from cardiovascular disease, diabetes sweet, neoplasms, concomitant kidney and lung disease. In some cases, a combination of these diseases, “- Zano in a statement.
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It is noted that at present there is no immunity, vaccines and drugs against the new COVID-19 coronavirus infection. One of the most effective ways to protect yourself and prevent the spread of infection is physical distance and daily hygiene.
At the public health center, they recalled that outside the human body, the virus loses its viability. SARS CoV-2 on external surfaces remains dangerous to humans for 3-4 hours. A person can be infected by touching such objects or surfaces and then touching their eyes, nose or mouth.
“Thus, to prevent infection, it is best not to touch your face with dirty hands and wash your hands thoroughly. If you suspect that an object or surface may be contaminated and contain a virus, wash them and treat them with a disinfectant with an alcohol content of at least 60%. ” , – added to COZ.
In Ukraine, 12,331 cases of COVID-19 coronavirus have been recorded. Per day – 418 new cases.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru