Pills spilling out from a prescription bottle

Medicine’s Rong Xu discusses research into how addiction could lead to increased susceptibility in getting COVID-19

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Cincinnati Enquirer: Rong Xu, a professor in the School of Medicine, spoke about recent research she co-authored showing that having an addiction to any substance–from tobacco to fentanyl–makes people more susceptible to getting COVID-19.