ISSN: 0973-7510

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Abhi Bhadra, Shweta Singh, Shaswat Chandrakar, Vanshika Kumar, Sakshi Sankhla, Sayuj Raj T. and E. Selvarajan

Department of Genetic Engineering, School of Bioengineering, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur – 603 203, Tamil Nadu, India.
J Pure Appl Microbiol. 2020;14(suppl 1):979-988 | Article Number: 6348
Received: 08/05/2020 | Accepted: 21/05/2020 | Published: 28/05/2020
Abstract

Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has reached global epidemic status claiming more than 319K lives and affecting more than 4.81M people and counting worldwide. Considering the severity of the situation and low recovery rate many research institutions and pharmaceutical industries are rushing to learn more about this new virus and the morbid physiology of this disease with effective diagnostic methods, therapeutic agents and vaccines. Various approaches are highlighted for comparing the possible treatment methods available for COVID-19 some of which are BCG vaccination on COVID-19 and Non-pharmaceutical interventions, drug based clinical trials of Hydroxychloroquine-Azithromycin, chloroquine, lopinavir/ritonavir, ChAdOx1 nCoV-19, Remdesivir, Stem Cell therapy and mesenchymal stromal cell therapy, etc.

Keywords

Lopinavir, Ritonavir, Chloroquine, Hydroxychloroquine, Stem Cell Therapy, Cytokines, Remdesivir

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