Repurposing of drugs and leading vaccines work against COVID-19



Published Feb 1, 2022
Prabha Rana
Vagisha Rawal


The novel coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) is a highly contagious and pathogenic viral infection caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The first known case was reported / identified in Wuhan, China. In March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared it a ‘pandemic’ due to its Worldwide spread. Researchers have been trying to find a suitable treatment from available drugs like Dexamethasone, and Remdesivir to fight the novel coronavirus outbreak. AstraZeneca-SK Bio, Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech and Janssen vaccines were added to the WHO's list of emergency use. Our review work highlights the repurposing of drugs and leading vaccines to counter COVID-19. 

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Rana, P. ., & Rawal, V. (2022). Repurposing of drugs and leading vaccines work against COVID-19. Environment Conservation Journal.


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