Potential SARS-CoV-2 Prophylactic and Treatment Drugs Potential SARS-CoV-2 Prophylactic and Treatment Drugs

This article provides a brief overview of the potential prophylactic and treatment drugs in consideration for the SARS-CoV-2 virus.Western Journal of Emergency Medicine: Integrating Emergency Care with Population Health
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The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), has spread exponentially worldwide. In Brazil, the number of infected people diagnosed has been increasing and, as in other countries, it has been associated with a high risk of contamination in healthcare teams. For healthcare professionals, the full use of personal protective equipment (PPE) is mandatory, such as wearing surgical or filtering facepiece class 2 (FFP2) masks, waterproof aprons, gloves, and goggles, in addition to training in care processes. A reduction in the number of face-to-face visits an...
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