Vitamin D References

Modulation of the immune response to respiratory viruses by vitamin D 
Nutrients 2015 May 29;7(6):4240-70

Evidence that Vitamin D Supplementation Could Reduce Risk of Influenza and COVID-19 Infections and Deaths 
Nutrients 2020 Apr 2;12(4):988. doi: 10.3390/nu12040988

Vitamin D and Inflammation: Potential Implications for Severity of Covid-19 
Irish Medical Journal 2020 May 7;113(5):81

Low population mortality from COVID-19 in countries south of latitude 35 degrees North supports vitamin D as a factor determining severity 
Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2020 Jun;51(12):1434-1437

New Scientist – cytokine storm

Do vitamin D supplements help prevent respiratory tract infections? 
BMJ 2017; 356 doi: (Published 15 February 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;356:j456

Vitamin D supplementation to prevent acute respiratory tract infections: systematic review and meta-analysis of individual participant data 
BMJ 2017; 356 doi: (Published 15 February 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;356:i6583

Vitamin D for treatment and prevention of infectious diseases: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials 
Alexandra V Yamshchikov, Nirali S Desai, Henry M Blumberg, Thomas R Ziegler, Vin Tangpricha

Endocrinology Practice Jul-Aug 2009;15(5):438-49.
doi: 10.4158/EP09101.ORR.

NICE recommendations June 2020

The Lancet Vitamin D and COVID

Vitamin D Insufficiency and Deficiency and Mortality from Respiratory Diseases in a Cohort of Older Adults: Potential for Limiting the Death Toll during and beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Brenner H, Holleczek B, Schöttker B.Nutrients. 2020 Aug 18;12(8):E2488. doi: 10.3390/nu12082488.PMID: 32824839