Does Supplemental Vitamin D Help Prevent Covid-19?

From Healthcare Triage.

Ah, Vitamin D, back again. We’ve made our case on how unnecessary Vitamin D supplements are for outcomes like diabetes, cardiovascular and musculoskeletal health, and overall mortality. But what about its effect on viral infections like Covid-19? Can it reduce symptom severity, or perhaps even reduce your odds of becoming infected in the first place?

Sources:
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamanetworkopen/fullarticle/2770157
https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0239799
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1871402120301156
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/results?cond=Covid19&term=vitamin+d&cntry=&state=&city=&dist=
https://www.thelancet.com/journals/landia/article/PIIS2213-8587(20)30268-0/fulltext
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ShYDShsHU0
https://www.instagram.com/p/CE7tWzinTI8/

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