New study links cadmium to more severe flu, pneumonia infections

Source: Science Daily

High levels of cadmium, a chemical found in cigarettes and in contaminated vegetables, are associated with higher death rates in patients with influenza or pneumonia — and may increase the severity of COVID-19 and other respiratory viruses, according to a new study.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/12/201216085035.htm