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Are methamphetamine users more at risk for COVID -19?

Methamphetamine users are at higher risk. Methamphetamine constricts the blood vessels, which can aggravate pulmonary damage and pulmonary hypertension and worsen COVID-19.  Illicit drugs also reduce immune function and increase susceptibility to infections.

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