COVID-19 in Scotland: Doctors Report Alcohol-Fueled Spike in Liver Damage

Doctors are warning that there could be an alcohol-fueled spike in liver disease coming in Scotland due to COVID-19. Retail alcohol sales in March increased in month-on-month volume by 31.4%. More concerning is that according to the new report, one in five Scots who use alcohol daily reported consuming more than they used to before COVID-19.
The report also warns about a subgroup of people who could be developing high-risk patterns of alcohol use during COVID-19 lockdown…