Vitamin D: Coronavirus

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 17th November 2020.

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Photo of Rupa Huq Rupa Huq Labour, Ealing Central and Acton

What steps he is taking to encourage the consumption of vitamin D supplements during the covid-19 outbreak.

Photo of Jo Churchill Jo Churchill The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

As we move into the winter months, it is more important than ever to following existing Government advice on vitamin D supplements.

At this time, the evidence is insufficient to prove that vitamin D helps people respond to COVID-19.

Public Health England and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence are currently re-reviewing the evidence, which will be published in mid-December.

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