Health: Vitamins and mineral supplements cannot cure Corona

The Preventive Medicine Sector of the Ministry of Health and Population confirmed that vitamins and mineral supplements cannot cure Covid 19, and there are currently no guidelines on the use of micronutrient supplements, such as vitamins D, C and zinc, as a treatment for Covid 19 disease. The World Health Organization is coordinating efforts to develop And evaluation of drugs to treat Covid 19.

Dr. Dina Abdel Raouf, consultant of therapeutic nutrition at the National Institute of Nutrition at the Ministry of Health, said in a statement for the seventh day, that healthy nutrition must be taken to raise immunity, as it is one of the important pillars in the face of Corona infection.

And she continued: It is not preferable to rely on vitamins and chemical nutritional supplements, but rather it must be obtained from natural sources. Abdul Raouf added that the winter season is abundant in infection of viral diseases such as influenza and corona due to lack of good ventilation and lack of observance of physical spacing and continued: The muzzle is still a protective shield to protect against infection.

According to the recommendations of the World Health Organization issued on May 27, 2020, the disappearance of symptoms for 10 days after infection is an indicator of the patient’s recovery from the Corona virus.

The Ministry of Health and Population continues to raise its preparations in all governorates of the Republic, follow the situation first-hand regarding the “emerging corona” virus, and take all necessary preventive measures against any viruses or infectious diseases, and the ministry has also allocated a number of communication means to receive citizens’ inquiries about the emerging corona virus and infectious diseases. , Including the hotline “105”, “15335” and the WhatsApp number “01553105105”.


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