Alcohol and the Immune System: 4 Things You Should Know

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Alcohol has a negative impact on our immune systems ability to function, leading to greater susceptibility to certain diseases.

It is particularly important that, during this pandemic, we protect our immune system in order to give ourselves the best chance at overcoming the virus if we happen to catch it.

This one-page poster published, by the Canadian Centre of Substance Use and Addiction, highlights four important things currently known about the effects of alcohol on the immune system. The infographic also provides practical tips to reduce the harms of alcohol.

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