The study which is based on a hypothesis confirms that French researchers are planning to test nicotine patches on COVID-19 patients.
The New York Post, citing The Guardian reported that the French researchers are planning to examine whether nicotine patches could help prevent or lessen the effects of COVID-19. The study will test nicotine patches on COVID-19 patients and frontline health care workers. It also added that the researchers are awaiting approval from health authorities in France to carry out further clinical trials.
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