The New Pandemic Covid-19: Treatment Options and Developments

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R. Gayatri
S. Lavanya
Meeran Hussain
John Veslin

Abstract

SARS-CoV-2, the novel infectious causative factor of the new pandemic COVID-19 produced 5934936 total infected cases and 367166 death cases across multiple continents as of May 31, 2020. Majority of the world’s population are still vulnerable to COVID-19. As of now, there are no clear scientific proven treatment or drug to combat covid-19, but prevention and management can reduce the spread of virus. In this crisis, a vaccine, that can train the immune system to fight against this novel coronavirus becomes essential to control the further dissemination of the new pandemic COVID-19. This review provides insights into the on- going treatment options available for COVID-19 including antiviral drugs, Ayurvedic treatment, combination of drugs and plasma therapy. This review also aims to highlight on the development of vaccines and its clinical status.

Keywords:
SARS-CoV-2, anti-viral drugs, ayurvedic treatment, combination of drugs, plasma therapy, vaccines

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Gayatri, R., Lavanya, S., Hussain, M., & Veslin, J. (2020). The New Pandemic Covid-19: Treatment Options and Developments. Asian Journal of Biology, 9(3), 1-13. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajob/2020/v9i330086
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