The Clinical Significance of Vitamin D and Zinc Levels with Respect to Immune Response in COVID-19 Positive Children
et al., Journal of Tropical Pediatrics,
Prospective study of 88 pediatric COVID-19 patients and 88 healthy controls, showing significantly lower zinc and vitamin D levels in COVID-19 patients.
risk of case, 76.7% lower, OR 0.23, p = 0.003, high zinc levels (≥60µg/dl) 67 of 88 (76.1%) cases,
82 of 88 (93.2%) controls, NNT 3.0, case control OR.
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Doğan et al., 4 Aug 2022, prospective, Turkey, peer-reviewed, 5 authors, study period 1 July, 2021 - 30 October, 2021.