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Govt Rejects Claims Of Vegetarians, Smokers Being Less Vulnerable To COVID

The PIB Fact Check Twitter account, in its clarification statement on April 26, has rejected those claims that opined that vegetarians and smokers are less prone to COVID-19 infection. "Presently NO conclusion can be drawn based on the serological studies that vegetarian diet & smoking may protect from COVID-19," it stated. Earlier, media reports were making rounds that the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has supported the… read-more

Tue, 27 Apr 2021 - 12:06 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: PIB Fact Check, Fake News, Vegetarian, Smokers, Covid-19, CSIR

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