Vitamin D doesn't prevent COVID-19: study

There's no link between vitamin D levels and development of coronavirus or its severity, researchers say

Supplementation with vitamin D to prevent coronavirus is not supported by a genetic study, which finds no link between genetically predicted levels of the 25-hydroxy vitamin D and development of the disease.

Canadian researchers say theirs is the “strongest evidence'' to date that vitamin D does not provide protection against COVID-19.

Their results show no association between genetically predicted 25-OHD levels and infection susceptibility, hospitalisation, or severe disease.

"Hence, vitamin D supplementation as a means of protecting

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