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A woman is tested for Covid-19 in Patna, Bihar, Wednesday | Photo: ANI

5 ways in which Vitamin D can help prevent multiple organ damage from Covid

Adequate Vitamin D levels may prove key in preventing Covid risk & reducing severity of infection. But levels of supplements needed should be decided in consultation with doctors.
People gathered at the house of the woman who was allegedly gang-raped in Hathras, Uttar Pradesh | Photo: Manisha Mondal |ThePrint

Wouldn’t have lost daughter if we were Thakurs or Pandits, says Hathras woman’s family

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
A woman is tested for Covid-19 in Bengaluru | Representational image | PTI file photo

Vitamin D supplement calcifediol could reduce death risk in Covid patients, Spanish study says

While researchers of the Spanish study claim that Calcifediol can reduce severe risk of infection and death in Covid patients with pulmonary symptoms, experts are not so convinced.
Indian patients in a hospital

High-dose vitamin D could be a game changer in treating severe malnutrition

Vitamin D deficiency is a known risk factor for muscle wasting in malnourished children, but the standard treatment contains relatively modest amounts of this vital micronutrient.

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