Do Any Vitamins or Supplements Work for Covid-19?

Throughout the pandemic, there have been questions about the efficacy of vitamins and supplements like vitamin D, melatonin, zinc, and vitamin C to protect against Covid-19. Writer Robert Roy Britt looked at the latest data and found that while some are promising, much of the research is too early or inconclusive so far. Overall, the greatest benefit of supplements is likely for people who suffer specific nutrient deficiencies, Britt writes. Read below for the most up-to-date findings on supplements under study for effectiveness against the Covid-19.



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Alexandra Sifferlin

Health and science journalist. Former editor of Medium’s Covid-19 Blog and deputy editor at Elemental. TIME Magazine writer before that