ea0073pep14.2 | Presented ePosters 14: COVID-19 | ECE2021
Velija Asimi Zelija
, Al Tawil Djinan
IntroductionAdequate supply of zinc, selenium, and vitamin D is essential for resistance to other viral infections, immune function, and reduced inflammation. Low levels of micronutrients are associated with adverse clinical outcomes during viral infections. Vitamin D improves the physical barrier against the virus and stimulates the production of antimicrobial peptides. It can prevent cytokine storms by reducing the production of inflammatory cytokines....