WHO’s Science in 5 on COVID-19: Tobacco & COVID-19

World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “WHO’s Science in 5 on COVID-19: Tobacco & COVID-19” – below is their description.

Episode #52

Are you planning to quit tobacco during the pandemic? What risk does COVID-19 pose to a tobacco user? Learn how the tobacco industry lured people to consume tobacco during the pandemic.

Dr Hebe Gouda explains the health benefits of quitting tobacco in Science in 5.

Science in 5 is closed captioned in several languages.

Subtitled and dubbed versions:

Spanish: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6hS8Moik7ktt7QccOeLSyI1agc6yRHjj

Portuguese: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6hS8Moik7kux2qXeA0jHCNyK4GVorTJM

Thai: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLp1cqwH-GWyKWGo8_jErS22y-KEVIYFj9

Nepali: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLv3LbY_wohnNmC0c5yAjlyYO-AsKynshD

Maithili: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLv3LbY_wohnOzLMPfIg4evuGnNUifuaXX

Bahasa: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLekyghuTrqcaanPy2F-LiW368Emsg1A2J

Japanese: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLgEqwWIGjsAZo9LPFBqDVwk-PjY1dJ9_O

For more information: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/media-resources/science-in-5

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