Vitamin D Supplements And COVID-19: Still No Evidence, No Harm In Doing It Anyway
Two new RCTs cast further doubt on the preventative effects of vitamin D supplementation with regards to COVID-19 infection. Nevertheless, an editorial in the British Medical Journal, where the studies were published, leaves open positive effects for those suffering from vitamin D deficiency, and recommends a daily supplement of up to 2000IU just in case.
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