Vitamin D Insufficiency May Account for Almost Nine of Ten COVID-19 Deaths: Time to Act. Comment on: "Vitamin D Deficiency and Outcome of COVID-19 Patients". Nutrients 2020, 12, 2757

Nutrients. 2020 Nov 27;12(12):3642. doi: 10.3390/nu12123642.


Evidence from observational studies is accumulating, suggesting that the majority of deaths due to SARS-CoV-2 infections are statistically attributable to vitamin D insufficiency and could potentially be prevented by vitamin D supplementation [...].

MeSH terms

  • Betacoronavirus*
  • COVID-19*
  • Coronavirus Infections* / epidemiology
  • Dietary Supplements
  • Humans
  • Nutrients
  • Pandemics
  • Pneumonia, Viral*
  • SARS-CoV-2
  • Vitamin D
  • Vitamin D Deficiency* / epidemiology


  • Vitamin D