Emmanuel Udoma

Emmanuel Udoma is a medical student, creative writer and campus journalist. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Health Compass Nigeria, and the Medic's Mind, an annual publication of University of Uyo Medical Students Association (UUMSA). His nonfiction piece, "Thick Skinned", was selected as a joint-winner for the Memoir of Nigerian University Students Contest 2019. He's been widely published across various journals within and outside Nigeria.


Tobacco use kills more than 8 million people globally every year and negatively impacts the lung health of countless others. While the science of COVID-19 evolves, the limited evidence had so far shows that smoking worsens outcomes for COVID-19 patients.

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