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Coronavirus: Vitamin D

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN HL4632, tabled on 18 May 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government what analysis they have undertaken into whether there is any correlation between COVID-19 infection and low levels of vitamin D.

Answered on

1 June 2020

Public Health England (PHE) is monitoring the evidence on nutrition and COVID-19 and seeking the advice of the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) as appropriate. PHE is carrying out a rapid review of recent evidence relating to vitamin D and the prevention of acute respiratory tract infections for SACN to consider at its meeting in June 2020.