Is there a specific treatment drug, vaccine prevention 2019-nCoV?

There are currently no specific treatment drugs as well as vaccines for prevention 2019-nCoV. However, people with 2019-nCOV should receive appropriate care to relieve and treat symptoms, and severe cases require special care. A number of specific treatments are currently being studied and clinically tested. WHO is assisting and coordinating efforts to develop nCoV treatment drugs with various research centers and pharmaceutical companies.

If you want to protect yourself from infection in 2019-nCoV, it is necessary to maintain hand and respiratory hygiene, eat and handle food safely and avoid close contact with anyone with respiratory symptoms such as cough and runny nose.

The following measures are NOT recommended for the treatment of 2019-nCoV because of the inexerable and even harmful effects:

  • Take vitamin C
  • smoke
  • Drinking herbal teas
  • Wear multiple layers of masks for added protection
  • Self-medication as antibiotics

In any case, when you have a fever, cough and shortness of breath, quickly go to the doctor to reduce the risk of severe progressive disease and it is necessary to tell a medical professional if you have ever been to China.

Dr. Nguyen Xuan Hung – Director of Share99 Institute for Applied Research and Regenerative Medicine (VIASRM) translates and synthesizes from sources: CDC, WHO, ECDC.


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