Tuesday, 2 June 2020

A Growing Body of Circumstantial Evidence Specifically Links Outcomes of COVID-19 & Vitamin D Status

"A role for vitamin D in the response to COVID-19 infection could be twofold. First, vitamin D supports production of antimicrobial peptides in the respiratory epithelium, thus making infection with the virus and development of COVID-19 symptoms less likely. Second, vitamin D might help to reduce the inflammatory response to infection with SARS-CoV-2."

May 2020: This article written by Fiona Mitchell, can be read in the Lancet.

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