Stay Safe: Helpful Herbal Remedies in COVID-19 infection

Abstract

The outbreak of the novel corona virus known SARS-CoV-2 (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2) was first recorded in Wuhan City and Hubei Province, China on December 8, 2019. COVID-19 epidemic rapidly spread from a single city to the entire country in 30 days and has since become pandemic globally with 808,500 recorded cases, 39,706 deaths and 174,455 recovered cases as of March 31, 2020 (Wu and McGoogan, 2020; WHO, 2020).

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