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Some naturopathic micro-influencers are taking to YouTube and Instagram to recommend megadoses of vitamins to treat coronavirus symptoms.
One YouTuber, a nurse practitioner for the Love Medical Clinic in Colorado, said the clinic offers shots of 100,000 IU Vitamin D3 to treat a virus — a dose 160 times the recommended daily dose, according to the Mayo Clinic.
Experts told Insider some of these doses could be lethal.
Since the first case of the coronavirus was reported in December 2019, it has killed at least 2,760 people and infected more than 81,000 in 41 countries.
Medical researchers have yet to develop a vaccine to combat the virus and, as of now, there is no universal antiviral method of treatment that is