Current Pharmacotherapeutics in the management of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory tract infection caused by a newly emergent coronavirus, Severe acute respiratory syndrome SARS-CoV-2, that was first recognized in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic on 11 March 2020 and till the 28th September 2020 WHO reports the 33,034,598 confirmed cases, 996,342 deaths and 213 countries, areas or territories with cases worldwide affected. There are no FDA- approved therapeutics or drugs to treat, cure or prevent COVID-19.
On 22 October 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the antiviral drug Remdesivir for use in adult and pediatric patients 12 years of age and older and weighing at least 40 kilograms (about 88 pounds) for the treatment of COVID-19 requiring hospitalization.
NeuroPharmac Journal is an open-access official peer-reviewed International Journal Publishing three Issues per year and allowing open access to abstracts and full-text. The term “Neuro” is devoted to the promotion of Medical and Healthcare related disciplines like Infectious diseases, Clinical research, Nursing research, Physiotherapy research, Occupational therapy research, Pharmaceutical research, Pharmacognosy & Phytochemistry, Pharmacology and Phytopharmacology, Pharmacy Practice, Clinical & Hospital Pharmacy with focus on various neurology updates on neurological disorders and their management.
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