Immune-boosting effect of natural remedies and supplements on progress of, and recovery from COVID-19 infection
et al., Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research,
Retrospective survey-based analysis of 349 COVID-19 patients, showing a lower risk of severe cases with vitamin D, zinc, turmeric, and honey prophylaxis in unadjusted analysis, without statistical significance. REC/UG/2020/03.
risk of severe case, 47.4% lower, RR 0.53, p = 0.24, treatment 4 of 65 (6.2%), control 22 of 188 (11.7%), NNT 18, unadjusted, severe vs. mild cases.
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unadjusted results with no group details.
Shehab et al., 2/28/2022, retrospective, multiple countries, multiple regions, peer-reviewed, survey, 7 authors, study period September 2020 - March 2021.