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Govt dismisses media reports on CSIR survey claiming smokers & vegetarians less vulnerable to COVID-19

Government today dismissed media reports which quotes a CSIR survey claiming that smokers and vegetarians are less vulnerable to COVID-19.

In a tweet, Press Information Bureau while quoting CSIR clarified that presently, no conclusion can be drawn based on the serological studies that vegetarian diet and smoking may protect from COVID19.

The CSIR said it has not issued any press note regarding this claim.

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