Robert Vassallo is a researcher at Mayo Clinic.
This episode was recorded June 17, 2020. To claim credit visit: https://ce.mayo.edu/covid19podcastGuest:   J. Taylor Hays, M.D. (@jtaylorhays), Robert Vassallo, M.D.Host: Amit K. Ghosh, M.D., M.B.A. (@AmitGhosh006) Is the act of smoking a risk factor for transmission? Does nicotine protect against severe COVID-19? Dr. Hays and Dr. Vassallo discuss what is currently known about the risks of smoking in regard to COVID-19 and treatment of patients who smoke, during the pandemic.AskMayoExpert COVID-19 Resources: https://askmayoexpert.mayoclinic.org/navigator/COVID-19Connect with the Mayo Clinic’s School of Continuous Professional Development online at https://ce.mayo.edu/ or on Twitter @MayoMedEd. 
This episode was recorded June 17, 2020. To claim credit visit: https://ce.mayo.edu/covid19podcastGuest:  J. Taylor Hays, M.D. (@jtaylorhays), Robert Vassallo, M.D.Host: Amit K. Ghosh, M.D., M.B.A. (@AmitGhosh006) Is smoking a risk factor for severe disease in COVID-19? How accurate is the documentation of smoking in COVID-19 cohorts currently published? What role should a smoking history play in the prognosis and management of COVID-19? Drs. Hays and Vassallo discuss the prevalence of smoking worldwide, the impact of documentation, and the role smoking may play in COVID-19.AskMayoExpert COVID-19 Resources: https://askmayoexpert.mayoclinic.org/navigator/COVID-19Connect with the Mayo Clinic’s School of Continuous Professional Development online at https://ce.mayo.edu/ or on Twitter @MayoMedEd. 
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