Document Type

Editorial

Publication Date

5-26-2021

Abstract

The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has affected over 165 million people and caused the death of 3.4 million worldwide (up to May 20, 2021) (https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html), becoming a serious problem of global public health and the worst epidemic in the last century, after the pandemic 1918 influenza. Researchers worldwide are trying to find valuable drugs against the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). Some of them focused as antivirals, others targeted in other ways (e.g. immunomodulation) to relieve the symptoms of the infected patients and help lower the death toll throughout the world. Unfortunately, there is a lack of effective drugs to manage COVID-19.

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© 2021 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. Original published version available at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tmaid.2021.102087

Publication Title

Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease

DOI

10.1016/j.tmaid.2021.102087

Academic Level

faculty

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