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Published July 3, 2020 | Version v1.0.0
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A Perspective on Emerging Therapeutic Interventions for COVID-19

  • 1. ROR icon Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science and Technology University
  • 2. ROR icon Khyber Medical University
  • 3. ROR icon Dr. Hari Singh Gour University
  • 4. ROR icon University of Rajshahi
  • 5. ROR icon Jeonbuk National University
  • 6. ROR icon Northwestern University
  • 7. ROR icon Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission
  • 8. ROR icon University of Jordan
  • 9. ROR icon University of Concepción
  • 10. ROR icon Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • 11. ROR icon University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova
  • 12. ROR icon Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences


Coronaviruses are enveloped positive-sense RNA viruses with an unusual large RNA genome and a unique replication mechanism, which are characterized by club-like spikes that protrude from their surface. An outbreak of a novel coronavirus 2019 infection has posed significant threat to the health and economies in the whole world. This article reviewed the viral replication, pathogenicity, prevention and treatment strategies. With a lack of approved treatment options for this virus, alternative approaches to control the spread of disease is in urgent need. This article also covers some management strategies which may be applied to this virus outbreak. Ongoing clinical studies related to possible treatments for COVID-19, potential vaccines, and alternative medication such as natural compounds are also discussed.


original_citation: Torequl Islam M, Nasiruddin M, Khan IN, Mishra SK, Kudrat-E-Zahan M, Alam Riaz T, Ali ES, Rahman MS, Mubarak MS, Martorell M, Cho WC, Calina D, Docea AO and Sharifi-Rad J (2020) A Perspective on Emerging Therapeutic Interventions for COVID-19. Front. Public Health 8:281. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2020.00281


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