It’s only a little lie: UK Health Secretary lied about vitamin D trials

Ministers are to reconsider vitamin D as a potential weapon against Covid-19 after Matt Hancock wrongly claimed that government scientists had run unsuccessful tests.

The health secretary told the Commons last week that he had ordered a trial that showed vitamin D did not “appear to have any impact”. Officials now admit that no trials took place.

Source: Hancock wrong to say government scientists ran coronavirus trial on vitamin D | News | The Times

The UK has now reversed its stance and is recommending that everyone take vitamin D supplements. More background on that here.

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