Could Zinc Help Fight COVID-19?
Millions of Americans pop zinc supplements at the first sign of the common cold. Now, new research suggests the nutrient might play a role in COVID-19 outcomes, too.
Researchers from Spain reporting at a European coronavirus conference found that hospitalized COVID-19 patients with low blood levels of zinc tended to fare worse than those with healthier levels.
"Lower zinc levels at admission correlate with higher inflammation in the course of infection and poorer outcome," said a team led by Dr. Roberto Guerri-Fernandez of the Hospital Del Mar in Barcelona.
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Christina Cuomo posts list of coronavirus ‘remedies’
In a recent blog post titled “The Cuomos’ Corona Protocol” on the website thepuristonline.com. Christina Cuomo, diagnosed with coronavirus, shares some of the things she has done to “push it out over the week.” Christina Cuomo shares, that a doctor by the name of Roxanna Namavar from Pretty Healthy NYC, pays a visit to Cuomo, she writes. “She shows up in her full hazmat outfit and 3M mask. I got magnesium, NAC (a precursor to glutathione, said to be very helpful against COVID-19), vitamin C with lysine, proline, and B complex, folic acid, zinc, selenium, glutathione and caffeine (to combat the headache).” Some sensible suggestions, such as a series of regular supplements were, Zinc, Vitamins B and D, Vitamin C powder, which help to maintain the body’s immune system.
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