Summary by Cindy Olmstead
A lone Congressman, Glenn Grothman, R-Wis., has introduced a resolution, would require that the House of Representatives:
- Recognizes the benefits of vitamin D intake for preventing respiratory infections
- Recognizes the benefits of vitamin D for improved immune health
- Recognizes the correlation between vitamin D deficiencies and poor COVID-19 outcomes, including hospital stays, admittance and mortality
- Encourages the CDC to update existing guidance and issue new guidance on vitamin D during the COVID-19 pandemic
Grothman submitted the resolution February 11, 2021, with no co-sponsors so far. The resolution has been referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.