Regional differences revealed when it comes to supplements and Covid-19


Europeans are more interested in the effects of vitamin D in combating Covid-19, while Asians prefer vitamin C, according to online data. — AFP

From zinc to turmeric, Internet users seem to be looking for ways to boost their immune defence systems with vitamins, nutrients or herbs in the face of Covid-19.

A report from Google Trends suggests that consumers are making links between the SARS-CoV-2 virus and such nutrients.

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