Updated: Apr 23, 2020
Can zinc combate COVD-19 disease?
Recent analysis showed that zinc supplemets reduced the length of a cold significantly, especially when taken within 24 hours of the first signs of symptoms.
Most colds are caused by a rhinovirus virus type, which thrives and multiplies in the upper respiratory system. Zinc may work by preventing the rhinovirus from multiplying as well as stop the rhinovirus from lodging in the mucous membranes of the throat and nose.