Vitamin D and Zinc Deficiency in Long COVID: A Clinical Study from Taiwan

A study published in the Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology explores the relationship between vitamin D and zinc deficiency and their impact on patients suffering from long COVID. Here’s a detailed summary: Objective and Methods: The study aimed to assess whether monitoring and treating deficiencies in vitamin D and zinc could benefit COVID-19 patients, potentially reducing long COVID risks. It involved 55 patients, analyzing the interval between their COVID-19 diagnosis and their visit to a pulmonary department for prolonged symptoms. Laboratory tests measured zinc levels using inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry and vitamin D levels through chemiluminescence…