Can Zinc Supplements Treat Covid-19?

What the latest science says about the hyped-up mineral

There’s been plenty of speculation that commonplace vitamins and supplements might play an unexpectedly big role in treating Covid-19. Vitamin C, melatonin, and vitamin D have taken multiple turns in the spotlight, and now, zinc supplements are the focus of a new study published in the medical journal, JAMA Network Open.

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