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Vitamin K could help fight coronavirus, study suggests

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Vitamin K could help fight coronavirus, study suggestsScientists in Netherlands explore possible link between deficiency and Covid-19 deaths Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Patients who have died or been admitted to intensive care with Covid-19 have been found to be deficient in a vitamin found in spinach, eggs, and hard...
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News video: Study IDs Where Vast Majority Of COVID-19 Transmission Takes Place

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Hong Kong epidemiologists have found that just 20% of cases studied there were responsible for 80% of all coronavirus transmission. According to Business Insider, the researchers also found that 70% of people infected with the coronavirus didn't pass it to anyone else. Moreover, they revealed that...

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