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Preventing zinc deficiency, preventing (or surviving) covid
Because the readers of this web magazine are well informed, they know that zinc supplementation can be helpful for a faster recovery from the common cold. Recent scientific studies suggest that an adequate zinc status can also reduce the risk of corona and the risk of serious complications from corona.
In the patient group, the researchers also determined the severity of the disease.
In the group of corona patients, the researchers found links between the severity of the infection and the zinc level. A low zinc level seemed to increase the chances of a long hospital stay and the chance of death.
"It is not clear whether zinc supplementation after admission to hospital helps to reduce the severity of disease. It is worth exploring the exact role of zinc in COVID-19 patients and establishing the appropriate dosage to improve their survival."
"With more research, zinc could provide a cost-effective therapy for COVID-19, certainly the need of the hour in this pandemic."