CSIC Suggest Vitamin D Could Help Stop Covid-19

BREAKING NEWS: UK to roll out Covid vaccine in December

THE CSIC, Spanish National Research Council, is suggesting that raising the entire population’s Vitamin D levels could help stop the Covid-19 pandemic.

The formation of Vitamin D in the body requires sunlight, although even in Spain, with the fantastic amount of sunshine, the levels of Vitamin D in most people are not high enough. It is estimated that not even half the world’s population have sufficient levels.

According to 20 Minutes, “experts point out that supplying not very high doses of this compound to all citizens can become one of the strategies to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.”


Research professor for the CSIC, José María Benlloch, believes that it is possible to lower the viral load of patients with Covid-19 and prevent people becoming infected. He has said that “Not very high doses could be given that would raise the vitamin D level of the entire population as prophylaxis. An agreement would have to be reached on what amount is reasonable and prudent, and for people to take these supplements”.

Benlloch and the CSIC’s research is very promising and has further ideas for halting the virus, they are using computer modelling to help with their predictions.

Thank you for taking the time to read this news article “CSIC Suggest Vitamin D Could Help Stop Covid-19”. For more UK daily news, Spanish daily news and Global news stories, visit the Euro Weekly News home page.

Euro Weekly News is delighted to continue be able to bring you a range of News from around Spain in English and Global News live as it happens.

Euro Weekly News doesn’t cost you anything but your internet connection. Whether it’s bringing you the local Spanish news or the International news today, we’ve got you covered!

Euro Weekly News, the leading free local and national newspaper in Spain, the people’s paper, we lead others follow!



Alex Glenn is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News. Formerly she worked in the NHS for 15 years until relocating to Spain in 2018. She loves the Spanish lifestyle, language and culture and spent several years learning Spanish before moving to Spain for a better quality of life. She has made her home in the mountains in Almeria, where she loves being part of a rural community that has a mix of both expats and Spanish residents. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, reading and exploring the area where she lives.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here