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Sixty seconds on . . . vitamin D

BMJ 2020; 371 doi: (Published 05 October 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;371:m3872
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. The BMJ

The sunshine one?

Indeed, as we enter the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, thoughts have been turning to the sunshine vitamin and its potential role in beating covid-19.

Can you shed more light on that?

Health secretary Matt Hancock put his foot in it when he told the House of Commons last week that he had ordered a trial to see if vitamin D reduced the incidence or effects of covid-19 and that “the results were that it does not …

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