Homeopathy Preventive Medicine for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Novel coronavirus (nCoV) is a large family of viruses that causes illnesses ranging from common cold to acute respiratory syndromes. Since it was first reported in Wuhan, China in December 2019, the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has become a global health issue. According to the most recent information provided by CNN, the outbreak is responsible for at least 80 deaths in China, with more than 2,700 confirmed cases. Outside of China, there have been more than 50 confirmed cases in 13 different locations.
Symptoms of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19))
According to the World Health Organisation, The common symptoms of the novel coronavirus include respiratory symptoms such as fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties.
Prevention of Novel coronavirus infections
The AYUSH ministry has issued a health advisory and recommended that homeopathic medicines could help in prevention of novel coronavirus (nCoV) infections.
The advisory was issued following a meeting on Tuesday(28th Jan 2020) of the scientific advisory board of the Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH) under the Ministry of AYUSH to discuss ways and means for prevention of the nCoV infection through homoeopathy
It has recommended that homoeopathic medicine Arsenicum album 30 could be taken empty stomach daily for three days as a prophylactic medicine against the infection. The dose should be repeated after one month by following the same schedule in case the nCoV infection prevails in the community