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Time to add some sunshine (vitamin D) to milk and bread

Krakenimages/Shutterstock Jeremy Howick, University of Oxford Free vitamin D supplements will be sent to over two million clinically vulnerable people in England this winter. Over 80% of patients hospitalised with COVID-19 are vitamin D deficient compared with the general population. In a small study, a high dose of vitamin D appeared to reduce the severity of COVID-19. While some scientists …

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