The prevention and treatment of Covid-19 and related development during pandemic
Prevention and treatment of Covid-19
When the outbreak of human novel coronavirus was first reported in Wuhan, China at the end of 2019, the epidemic spread rapidly around the world and finally became a pandemic in 2020. In order to seek effective drugs to treat the Covid-19 infected patients for emergent use and for the disease prevention, researchers examined numerous existed antiviral drugs that may have the potential for Covid-19 treatment. At the same time, antibody treatment and vaccines development were ongoing simultaneously. The aim of this review is to introduce antibody therapy, vaccine development and potential antiviral treatments on Covid-19 and to discuss the future perspective on the Covid-19 pandemic.