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Vitamin D and Covid

15 Feb 2021, 20:56 UTC
Vitamin D and Covid
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A nurse works on a computer in the ICU (Intensive Care Unit) in St George's Hospital in Tooting - Victoria Jones/PAGiving high-dose Vitamin D to coronavirus patients when they are admitted to hospital could cut deaths by 60 per cent – double the benefit of the best current drug, new research suggests. Scientists from the University of Barcelona showed that patients prescribed calcifediol – an intensive dose of Vitamin D usually used for people with chronic kidney failure – had their risk of admission to intensive care dramatically cut and death rates significantly lowered. Vitamin D for patients admitted to hospital could cut Covid deaths by 60 per cent

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