Study: Vitamin D deficiency raises COVID-19 infection risk by 77%

Vitamin D deficiency increases a person’s risk for catching COVID-19 by 77% compared to those with sufficient levels of the nutrient, a study published Thursday by JAMA Network Open found.As many as one in four of the nearly 500 participants in the study were found to have less-than-optimal levels of vitamin D, the data showed.Among those found to be lacking the key nutrient, 22% contracted COVID-19, the data showed.

Source: Study: Vitamin D deficiency raises COVID-19 infection risk by 77%

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