DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2319-2003.ijbcp20203150

Possible treatments of COVID-19 present and future

Saif Ul Islam

Abstract


Since the outbreak of COVID-19 infection in December 2019, millions of people are infected, and thousands of people have died. Genetic shift and high infectivity rate made SARS-Cov-2 a pandemic. Doctors, researchers, and world leaders are scratching their heads, how to contained or treat the virus. Several treatment options are tried, but so far, there is no effective treatment available. Thousands of articles are published about COVID-19, and so much information is available that it is challenging for a practicing physician to review these articles in the limited time they have. This article summarized the treatment options for COVID-19 that have tried or are in clinical trials. The article also reviews other possibilities that are either briefly or not discussed in the literature but could play a role in the fight against COVID-19.


Keywords


COVID-19, SARS-Cov-2, Genetic shift

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