The Ministry of Health and Population revealed in today’s publication the harmful effects of passive smoking on children’s health, stressing that about 4000 chemicals are inhaled, 50 of which are known to cause cancer.
The Ministry of Health and Population said that passive smoking causes heart diseases in children, in addition to respiratory diseases, and called on the Ministry of Health and Population to protect children.
And the Ministry of Health and Population revealed that smokers from heart and respiratory patients are more likely to develop severe symptoms when infected with the Corona virus, demanding to quit smoking completely.
The ministry explained that cigarettes suffocate the lungs and the rest of the body’s organs, and deprive them of the oxygen necessary for the proper growth of their functions, and advised to stop smoking immediately, pointing out that smoking harms the lung and increases the possibility of complications from the Corona virus, and called for it to be quit quickly.
The Ministry of Health called on citizens to maintain health, while quitting smoking, as it had warned of the risks of non-smokers being exposed to the products of combustion of smokers’ tobacco, which would turn them into passive addicts.