Novel coronavirus (Covid -19): A pandemic in 2020 and homoeopathy
Author(s): Dr. Navita Bagdi
Abstract: Human history is observing a very strange time fighting an invisible enemy; the novel COVID-19- ‘Novel’ stands for new ‘CO’ stands for corona, ‘VI’ for virus and ‘D’ for disease. The virus originated in bats and was transmitted to humans through yet unknown intermediary animals in Wuhan, Hubei province, China in December 2019. As this pandemic is very new so very less scientific material is available on the topic. COVID-19 is likely to affect people from many countries in many geographical locations. However, at the time this crisis is generating stress throughout the country. Homoeopathy is a system of Integrative Medicine that was developed in Europe at the end of the eighteenth-century employing medicines prepared according to a well-defined procedure starting from mineral, herbal and animal substances. Thus, Homoeopathy medicines have been extensively used for flu-like symptoms and has long record of success during epidemics and pandemics crisis since old modern times. Selection of the most appropriate Homoeopathic medicine is based on an individual’s unique symptoms. So Homoeopathic options can form one part of approach in the prevention or immunity boosting for the current Covid-19 outbreak but should always be used alongside with other measures.