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 AID  Vol.10 No.3 , December 2020
Biological Disruptive Therapies as Counter Measures for Unpredictable Biological Insults, a Case for Successful Treatment of COVID-19
Abstract: Treatment of patients with severe COVID-19, is challenging specifically when a patient carries high risk of mortality, such as old age, immune suppression or cancer. Also a patient who manifests the disease with severe symptoms, such as hypoxia, requiring supplemental oxygenation, or artificial ventilation has a poor prognosis. Here we review the scientific rationale used to design a very promising therapy based on existing literature, but in significantly different method and protocols, used to treat cases of severe COVID-19, and we conclude that although the effort on drug development has been enormous, but as of today, we do not have a therapy with specific characteristics as this protocol, to be used safely in human and yet potentially meet the expectations we would have for a so called “effective therapy”. Further clinical trials are needed to support this hypothesis and generate further hypothesis to prove the concept in larger cohort of patients.
Cite this paper: Nezami, M. and Yamamoto, V. (2020) Biological Disruptive Therapies as Counter Measures for Unpredictable Biological Insults, a Case for Successful Treatment of COVID-19. Advances in Infectious Diseases, 10, 175-183. doi: 10.4236/aid.2020.103018.
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