The Battle with COVID-19: Insight on External Intervention and Future Vaccination

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Ashraf S. Hakim
Sohier M. Syame
Mohamed M. Shehata
Ahmed Taha A. Sayed


The battle against the pandemic novel coronavirus infection (namely COVID-19) that gravely hurts human health is a global mission for all humanity. Currently, there are no specific COVID-19 therapies; immune-suppressors as corticosteroids, protease inhibitor antivirals, monoclonal antibody analogues as well as prospective plasma therapy. Because of the possible adverse effects and continuous emerging doubts about the drugs combating COVID-19; certain medicinal plants and dietary herbs are potentially used to prevent or cure COVID-19. Nowadays investigations and clinical trials focused on development of safe and effective either drugs or vaccines to control even stop COVID-19 in near future. Providing comprehensive spotlights on virus pathogenesis, host cell interaction, immunological response, potential therapy, and vaccine emergence for COVID-19 is discussed in this article.

COVID-19, COVID-19 drug therapy, COVID-19 immunotherapy, COVID-19 natural therapy, COVID-19 vaccines.

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Hakim, A. S., Syame, S. M., Shehata, M. M., & Sayed, A. T. A. (2020). The Battle with COVID-19: Insight on External Intervention and Future Vaccination. South Asian Journal of Research in Microbiology, 7(2), 46-61.
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