Covid Research

Benzinger on Health is committed to educating you for what your options are, and what the hard science is, regarding COVID. Below you will find source documents from some of the most respected medical institutions in the US. Read the information. Make an informed decision for your own health and health of your loved ones.

Community Use Of Face Masks And COVID-19

Evidence from a natural experiment of state mandates in the U.S.

Short term, high dose Vitamin D supplementation for covid-19 disease

A randomized, placebo-controlled study (SHADE study)

Effect of calcifediol treatment and best available therapy

Versus best available therapy on intensive care unit admission and mortality among patients hospitalized for COVID-19. A pilot randomized clinical study.

12 graphs that show mask mandates do nothing to stop covid

No matter how strictly mask laws are enforced, nor the level of compliance the population follows, cases are rising and falling around the same time.

Analysis shows durable and broad immune memory after SARS-CoV-2 infection

With persisting antibody responses and memory B and T cells.

Open Schools, Covid-19, and Child and Teacher
Morbidity in Sweden

Data from Sweden on Covid-19 among children 1 to 16 years of age and their teachers.

SARS-CoV-2 transmission among marine recruits during quarantine

SARS-CoV-2 infections among U.S. Marine Corps recruits who underwent a 2-week quarantine at home followed by a second supervised 2-week quarantine.

Comparing SARS-CoV-2 natural immunity to vaccine-induced immunity

Reinfections versus breakthrough infections

Vitamin D for prevention of respiratory tract infections

A systematic review and meta-analysis

Covid-19 Breakthrough Infections in Vaccinated Health Care Workers

Identifying breakthrough infections by performing extensive evaluations of health care workers who were symptomatic (including mild symptoms) or had known infection exposure.

Effectiveness of Adding a Mask Recommendation to Other Public Health Measures

Preventing SARS-CoV-2 infection in Danish mask-wearers. A randomized controlled trial

Infection Fatality Ratios for COVID-19 Among Noninstitutionalized Persons 12 and Older

Results of a random sample prevalence study

Variants of SARS-CoV-2 continue to emerge. The Delta variant is highly transmissible.

Following multiple large public events in a town in Massachusetts, 469 COVID-19 cases were identified among residents who had traveled to the town during July 3-17.

Rapid expert consultation on the effectiveness of fabric masks for the covid-19 pandemic

The following analysis is restricted to the effectiveness of homemade fabric masks, in terms of their ability to reduce viral spread during the asymptomatic or presymptomatic period. It does not apply to either N95 respirators or medical masks.

Nonpharmaceutical Measure for Pandemic Influenza in Nonhealthcare Settings

Social distancing measures

Calicifediol treatment and Covid-19 related outcomes

COVID-19 is a major health problem because of saturation of intensive care units (ICU) and mortality. Vitamin D has emerged as a potential treatment able to reduce the disease severity.

The Great Barrington Declaration

An approach called “Focused Protection,” from the perspective of infectious disease epidemiologists and public health scientists – who have grave concerns about the damaging physical and mental health impacts prevailing COVID-19 policies.

Calcifediol Treatment and Hospital Mortality Due to COVID-19

A cohort study to compare the administration or not of oral calcifediol on mortality risk of patients hospitalized because of COVID-19.

Government Regulation

A statistical analysis of mandates and mask usage in Kansas.

Estimated U.S. Infection

People who have been infected with or vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2 have reduced risk of subsequent infection, but the proportion of people in the US with SARS-CoV-2 antibodies from infection or vaccination is uncertain.