International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Dental Science | India | Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020

Effect of Curcumin and Artemisinin - Future Perspective on COVID-19

Dr. M. Shanthi [5] | Dr. R. Raju Ganesh

Abstract: The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has been declared as a worldwide pandemic by the world health organization. This coronavirus disease was detected in late December 2019 and recognized in early January 2020 in China. On 11 February 2020, the international committee stated that severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) as the new deadly virus. The COVID-19 spread abruptly across the globe, becoming a pandemic within a couple of weeks and apart from China, affecting countries like the USA, Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Iran and India. Several attempts have been made in the research and development of the diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines for coronavirus, but no chemotherapeutic agent has found which has been shown effective in treating against this virus. This review will be compiling the antiviral activity of herbal plants curcumin and artemisinin against the virus.

Keywords: coronavirus disease, COVID-19, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, MERS, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, SARS

Edition: Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020,

Pages: 538 - 540

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