Zinc Supplementation For Respiratory Illness And Acute Gastroenteritis As Complement Treatment For Covid-19

Chandrika Murugaiah, and Constance Liew Sat Lin, and Hassanain Al-Talib, and Mehru Nisha, and Tunung Robin, and Tuan Zainazor Tuan Chilek, and Atif Amin Baig, and Rhanye Mac Guad, and May Zaw Soe, and ABM Tofazzal Hossain, and Falah Abbas Mohamad Salih, and Mustafa al Shagga, (2020) Zinc Supplementation For Respiratory Illness And Acute Gastroenteritis As Complement Treatment For Covid-19. International Journal of Medical and Biomedical Studies, 4 (6). pp. 79-81. ISSN 2589-8698

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Abstract

An outbreak of atypical pneumonia by the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), has been reported in Wuhan, China since December, 2019. It is a severe respiratory illness with many other symptoms such as gastroenteritis. Clinical trials has proved that Zn is a promising supplement that can ease of cough, fever and vomiting, dysentery, respiratory illness, diarrhea duration and recovery, duration of hospitalization and morbidity. This article suggests a potential role, which should be considered in the clinical management, and safeness for Zn supplementation for respiratory illness and acute gastroenteritis as compliment treatment for covid-19.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Zinc Supplementation, Respiratory Illness, Acute Gastroenteritis, Covid-19
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Divisions: FACULTY > Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Depositing User: MDM SITI AZIZAH IDRIS
Date Deposited: 19 Oct 2020 13:20
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2020 13:20
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/26132

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