Post claims vitamin D was “all that was needed” to fight COVID-19

A cancer researcher claims that vitamin D is a “key factor” and “all that was needed” against COVID-19 in a viral post. The post claims that researchers studying a potential link between vitamin D and COVID-19 are being silenced and “disappeared,” despite one such study being published earlier this year. Notably, the researcher works for a wellness company that sells supplements like “optimized vitamin D” and a fake COVID-19 vaccine “detox.”

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