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Old 05-08-2020, 12:23 PM #1
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Vitamin D could make the difference.



The role of vitamin D in the prevention of coronavirus disease 219 infection and mortality | SpringerLink
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WHO declared SARS-CoV-2 a global pandemic. The present aim was to propose an hypothesis that there is a potential association between mean levels of vitamin D in various countries with cases and mortality caused by COVID-19. The mean levels of vitamin D for 20 European countries and morbidity and mortality caused by COVID-19 were acquired. Negative correlations between mean levels of vitamin D (average 56 mmol/L, STDEV 10.61) in each country and the number of COVID-19 cases/1 M (mean 295.95, STDEV 298.7, and mortality/1 M (mean 5.96, STDEV 15.13) were observed. Vitamin D levels are severely low in the aging population especially in Spain, Italy and Switzerland. This is also the most vulnerable group of the population in relation to COVID-19. It should be advisable to perform dedicated studies about vitamin D levels in COVID-19 patients with different degrees of disease severity.
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This issue is a real Sore Spot in my being. I can only imagine how many could be alive IF their Vit D levels were optimal. All those poor souls with health conditions and no Vit D -- many are gone.

But all the WHO people talk about is masks, distancing and gloves, etc...NOTHING about improving ALL immune systems and Vit D (hormone) is a major one).
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I saw a related story here-
Severity of COVID-19 may depend on where you're located on the map, new study suggests
By Mark Puleo, AccuWeather staff writer
Updated may. 7, 2020 7:02 PM
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I hear our mayor every day with his CV update and it's all about Masks, Distancing, Staying HOME, and all that stuff and NEVER advising the population and especially older people to get their Immune systems built up and Strengthened and I want to scream at him.

Just sent him an email on how he is failing the people. Whether he ever hears or reads it, I don't know, but it's off my chest for now. Extremely sad and negligent of the govermental people.
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