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Micronutrients for COVID-19: Vitamin D, Vitamin C, Melatonin, Zinc, Se, etc. - Dec 2020

Micronutrients for COVID-19 and Viral Infections
- international Society of Orthomolecular Medicinen

Additional articles: https://isom.ca/micronutrients-viral-infections/

Vitamin C

Vitamin C: An adjunctive therapy for respiratory infection, sepsis and COVID-19. Nutrients. 2020; 12(12) – https://doi.org/10.3390/nu12123760

The use of IV Vitamin C for patients with COVID-19: A case series. Expert Rev Anti Infect Thera. 2020; 18(12) – https://doi.org/10.1080/14787210.2020.1794819

The emerging role of Vitamin C in the prevention and treatment of COVID-19. Nutrients. 2020; 12(11) – https://doi.org/10.3390/nu12113286

Vitamin D

The benefits of Vitamin D supplementation for athletes: Better performance and reduced risk of COVID-19. Nutrients. 2020; 12(12) – https://doi.org/10.3390/nu12123741

Vitamin D3 as potential treatment adjuncts for COVID-19. Nutrients. 2020; 12(11) – https://doi.org/10.3390/nu12113512

Vitamin D supplementation associated to better survival in hospitalized frail elderly COVID-19 patients: The GERIA-COVID Quasi-Experimental Study. Nutrients. 2020; 12(11) – https://doi.org/10.3390/nu12113377

Evidence regarding Vitamin D and risk of COVID-19 and its severity. Nutrients. 2020; 12(11) – https://doi.org/10.3390/nu12113361

The role of micronutrients in support of the immune response against viral infections. Nutrients. 2020;12(10) – https://doi.org/10.3390/nu12103198

Role of Vitamin D in preventing of COVID-19 infection, progression and severity. J Infect Public Health. 2020; 13(10) – https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jiph.2020.06.021

Melatonin (many references added by VitaminDWiki)

Melatonin is significantly (7x) associated with survival of intubated COVID-19 patients - preprint Oct 18 , 2020 PDF

Melatonin may decrease risk for and aid treatment of COVID-19 and other RNA viral infections - March 2021- PDF

Evaluation of the efficacy and safety of melatonin in moderately ill patients with COVID-19: A structured summary of a study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. NTrials. 2020; 21(1) – https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-020-04737-w

COVID-19 protocol proposed in India includes Vitamin D - Nov 12, 2020 includes Melatonin

Melatonin potentials against viral infections including COVID-19: Current evidence and new findings. Virus Res. 2020; 287– https://doi.org/10.1016/j.virusres.2020.198108

Is melatonin deficiency a unifying pathomechanism of high risk patients with COVID-19? Life Sci. 2020; 256 – https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lfs.2020.117902

N-acetylcysteine (NAC)

N-Acetylcysteine: A potential therapeutic agent for SARS-CoV-2. Med Hypotheses. 2020; 143 - https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mehy.2020.109862


Selenium deficiency is associated with mortality risk from COVID-19. Nutrients. 2020; 12(7) – https://doi.org/10.3390/nu12072098

Selenium supplementation in the prevention of coronavirus infections (COVID-19). Med Hypotheses. 2020; 143 – https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mehy.2020.109878


COVID-19: Poor outcomes in patients with zinc deficiency. Int J Infect Dis. 2020; 100 – https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2020.09.014

Micronutrients and Nutrition

Effective immune functions of micronutrients against SARS-CoV-2. Nutrients. 2020; 12(10) – https://doi.org/10.3390/nu12102992

Nutritional status of patients with COVID-19. Int J Infect Dis. 2020; 100 – https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2020.08.018

Mini-review on the roles of Vitamin C, Vitamin D, and selenium in the immune against COVID-19. Molecules. 2020; 25(22) – https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules25225346

VitaminDWiki believes that the others help, but,

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

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Items in both categories Zinc and Virus:

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