COVID-19 Treatment: The Race Against Time
Mohamad Aljofan 1 * , Abduzhappar Gaipov 2
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1 Department of Biomedical Sciences, Nazarbayev University School of Medicine, Nur-Sultan, KAZAKHSTAN
2 Department of Clinical Sciences, Nazarbayev University School of Medicine, Nur-Sultan, KAZAKHSTAN
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Abstract

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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Article Type: Review Article

https://doi.org/10.29333/ejgm/7890

Electron J Gen Med, 2020 - Volume 17 Issue 6, Article No: em227

Publication date: 05 Apr 2020

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