Study confirms high doses of vitamin D have no effect on COVID-19

Source Medical News Today

  • Researchers have wondered whether vitamin D may help people avoid SARS-CoV-2 infections and mitigate the effects of COVID-19.
  • A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial seeks to test vitamin D’s usefulness in combatting the disease.
  • The study finds high doses of vitamin D have no effect on key COVID-19 outcomes in particularly ill hospitalized patients.
  • Further research is needed to investigate whether a deficiency of vitamin D is associated with more severe cases of COVID-19.

There have been numerous investigations into a possible role for vitamin D in preventing both SARS-CoV-2 infections and COVID-19 complications.

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