Can adequate Vitamin D levels reduce the impact of COVID-19?

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A sufficient level of Vitamin D has long been recognised as a health benefit that can prevent contracting viruses, leading many to test whether this is the case with COVID-19.

Three days ago, a study was released that concluded that sufficient Vitamin D levels and supplementation can reduce the severity of COVID-19 symptoms and even prevent death if one had contracted the virus.

Although, the authors of the study also stated that their findings could be flawed. Does this invalidate their findings, or is the emerging research pointing society in a positive direction?

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Monday, September 28 2020
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Featured in storyProfessor Ian Brighthope - Director at the National Institute of Integrative Medicine and the Ambassador for the Australasian College of Nutritional and Environmental MedicineProfessor Brian Oliver - Associate Head of the School of Life Sciences at University of Technology Sydney

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