Commentary - Asian Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences (2020) Volume 10, Issue 3
Potential mechanisms for vitamin D protective effect for COVID-19 morbidity and mortality.
Ilie et al. have described a correlation between the mean levels of vitamin D with the number of cases of COVID-19 and the mortality per million caused by this disease in several European countries. Other studies have subsequently reported similar findings. The present short commentary aims to discuss the potential mechanisms behind the potential vitamin D protective role for COVID-19.Author(s): Petre Cristian Ilie*, Simina Stefanescu, Lee Smith