MECHANISMS IN ENDOCRINOLOGY: Vitamin D and COVID-19.

@article{Bilezikian2020MECHANISMSIE,
  title={MECHANISMS IN ENDOCRINOLOGY: Vitamin D and COVID-19.},
  author={John P. Bilezikian and Daniel D. Bikle and Martin Hewison and Marise Lazaretti-Castro and Anna Maria Formenti and Aakriti Gupta and Mahesh V. Madhavan and Nandini Nair and Varta Babalyan and Nicholas Hutchings and Nicola Napoli and Domenico Accili and Neil Binkley and Donald W. Landry and Andrea Giustina},
  journal={European journal of endocrinology},
  year={2020}
}
The SARS-CoV-2 virus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic has generated an explosion of interest both in the mechanisms of infection leading to dissemination and expression of this disease, and in potential risk factors that may have a mechanistic basis for disease propagation or control. Vitamin D has emerged as a factor that may be involved in these two areas. The focus of this article is to apply our current understanding of vitamin D as a facilitator of immunocompetence both with regard to… 
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