Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Smokers more likely to express ACE2 protein that coronavirus uses to enter human cells

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This shows covid19Smoking increases the gene expression of ACE2, a protein that binds to SARS-CoV-2, increasing the risk of coronavirus infection. Findings suggest long-term smokers could have an increase of ACE2 in the lungs, leading to higher rates of morbidity in COVID-19 patients.