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COVID-19 and Vitamin D (42 studies, consensus) – Oct 2021

Vitamin D and COVID-19: An Overview of Recent Evidence

Review Int J Mol Sci. 2021 Sep 29;22(19):10559. doi: 10.3390/ijms221910559.
Drishti Ghelani 1, Simon Alesi 1, Aya Mousa 1
Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation (MCHRI), Public Health and Preventive Medicine,
Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC 3168, Australia;

  • drishti.ghelani@monash.edu
  • simon.alesi@monash.edu
  • aya.mousa@monash.edu Correspondence
VitaminDWiki

42 studies in Table 2 - see below

Consensus

Low Vitamin D is associated with poor COVID-19
Supplementation before infection can help (If enough is given)
Controversial: supplementation will treat COVID-19
    probably need a loading dose soon after infection

Vitamin D meta-analyses for Virus

COVID-19 treated by Vitamin D - studies, reports, videos

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The novel coronavirus severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS-CoV-2) has progressed rapidly from an outbreak to a global pandemic, with new variants rapidly emerging. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the disease resulting from SARS-CoV-2 infection, can lead to multiorgan damage. Due to the extremely contagious and fatal nature of the virus, it has been a priority of medical research to find effective means of treatment. Amid this search, the role of vitamin D in modulating various aspects of the innate and adaptive immune system has been discussed. This review aims to consolidate the research surrounding the role of vitamin D in the treatment and prevention of COVID-19.
While there are some conflicting results reported, the consensus is that vitamin D has a host of immunomodulatory effects which may be beneficial in the context of COVID-19 and that low levels of vitamin D can result in dysfunction of crucial antimicrobial effects, potentially contributing to poor prognosis.
Studies also show that the effects of low vitamin D can be mitigated via supplementation, although the benefits of vitamin D supplementation in the treatment of COVID-19 remain controversial.
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