Orthomolecular Medicine Against COVID-19: Getting Prepared for Future Pandemic Recurrence
Tomy Muringayil Joseph1, Anoop Kallingal2, Akshay Maniyeri Suresh3, Debarshi Kar Mahapatra4, Józef Haponiuk1, Sabu Thomas5 and S Mohammad Sajadi6*
1Department of Polymer Technology, Faculty of Chemistry, Gdańsk University of Technology, Poland
2Department of Pharmaceutical Technology and Biochemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland
3Laboratory of Bacterial Genetics, Faculty of Chemistry, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland
4Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Dadasaheb Balpande College of Pharmacy, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
5International and Inter University Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, India
6Department of Nutrition, Cihan University-Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq
*Corresponding Author: S Mohammad Sajadi, Department of Nutrition, Cihan University-Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq.
August 24, 2022; Published: September 26, 2022
In Jan 2022, Christopher JL Murray wrote a paper entitled “COVID-19 will continue but the end of the pandemic is near” (Lancet, 399, 417-419, 2022). He concluded that “After the omicron wave, COVID-19 will return but the pandemic will not.” After almost 6 months from that time, we experience new waves of the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, understanding solutions for COVID recurrence are indispensable. Vaccines, masks, sanitizers, and social stimulants are preventative measures, but maybe new variants of COVID-19 happen. Almost three years after COVID-19 outbreak, we still are not able to find a universal solution; beside some side-effects of vaccines are documented. In fact, poor nutrition may have an adverse effect on the immune system, leading to an inflammatory response, potentially explaining the higher risk of symptoms from infection with SARS-CoV-2. Nourishing the immune system with the nutrients gives the ability to fight against viral invasions in the human body. The possible existence of similar epidemic diseases impacts people all over the planet. This study concentrates on the benefits of nutrients such as vitamin D, vitamin C, and zinc and the impact of weather humidity on COVID-19 to get prepared for future cases in advance.
Keywords: Micronutrient; Pandemic; Vitamins; Zinc; Flavanoids; COVID-19; Medicine
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