• Perspective: Nutritional Strategies Targeting the Gut Microbiome to Mitigate COVID-19 Outcomes

    1 month ago - By Nutrition

    ABSTRACTMore than a year has passed since the first reported case of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection in the city of Wuhan in China's Hubei Province. Until now, few antiviral medications or drugs that target inflammatory complications associated with SARS-CoV2 infection have been considered safe by public health authorities. By the end of November 2020, this crisis had led to > 1 million deaths and revealed the high susceptibility of people with pre-existing comorbidities (e.g., obesity, diabetes, coronary heart disease, hypertension) to suffer from a severe form...
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