Vitamin A dose can protect kids in sub-Saharan Africa from malaria

Vitamin A dose can protect kids in sub-Saharan Africa from malaria

 

A new study out of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has found that children who received vitamin A supplementation were 54 per cent less likely to become infected with malaria. The reasons are unclear, but vitamin A is known to boost immunity and improve the body’s ability to fight off infection. More research is needed to learn more about guidelines for administration.

Posted on February 4, 2015 in Uncategorized

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