Evidence of Protective Role of Ultraviolet-B (UVB) Radiation in Reducing COVID-19 Deaths
On 20 Oct, 2020 By admin 0 Comments
Prior studies indicate the protective role of Ultraviolet-B (UVB) radiation in human health, mediated by vitamin D synthesis. In this observational study, we empirically outline a negative association of UVB radiation as measured by ultraviolet index (UVI) with the number of COVID-19 deaths. We apply a fixed-effect log-linear regression model to a panel dataset of 152 countries over 108 days (n = 6524).