Coronavirus and Supplements – Part 1

General Health
One of my best-selling books is Alternative Medicine: The options, the claims, the evidence, how to choose wisely. In that book, Dr. O'Mathúna and I discuss the evidence supporting and refuting various supplements for colds and flu. So, I've been received requests to comment on supplements to prevent or treat the pandemic novel coronavirus or COVID-19. Order Here Myriad Internet advertisements are hawking vitamin C, vitamin D, and zinc products -- among others. Along with this are countless social media posts with false information that high doses of these nutrients may cure you or prevent you from getting this pandemic virus. In fact, as pointed out by Reuters, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have sent warning letters to seven companies that they say…
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