COVID-19 Treatment: The Race Against Time
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Department of Biomedical Sciences, Nazarbayev University School of Medicine, Nur-Sultan, KAZAKHSTAN
Department of Clinical Sciences, Nazarbayev University School of Medicine, Nur-Sultan, KAZAKHSTAN
Online publication date: 2020-04-05
Publication date: 2020-04-05
Electron J Gen Med 2020;17(6):em227
The new outbreak of the novel coronavirus infection emerged in Wuhan- China in late 2019, by the end of Mar 2020, it has spread in more than 178 countries and territories. There is no vaccine or antiviral treatment for COVID-19. Currently, there are several drugs and vaccines being tested for their potential activity against the disease. In this review, we briefly discuss some of the investigational drugs and vaccines being tested against COVID-19 as well as their potential drawbacks.
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