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Vitamins, supplements and COVID-19: a review of currently available evidence

Authors: Lauren Speakman, Sarah Michienzi, Melissa Badowski

The purpose of this review was to analyse clinical trials regarding vitamins and supplements for the treatment of COVID-19 infections.

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Presentation and pathophysiology of neuro-COVID

Authors: Josef Finsterer, Fulvio Alexandre Scorza, Carla Alexandra Scorza

Letter to the Editor commenting on Orsucci D, Caldarazzo Ienco E, Nocita G, Napolitano A, Vista M. Neurological features of COVID-19 and their treatment: a review. Drugs Context. 2020;9:2020-5-1.

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The race to a COVID-19 vaccine: opportunities and challenges in development and distribution

Authors: Rodrigo M Burgos, Melissa E Badowski, Emily Drwiega, Samaneh Ghassemi, Nikki Griffith, Fischer Herald, Mikayla Johnson, Renata O Smith, Sarah M Michienzi

This article discusses the unprecedented toll of COVID-19 and how it jumpstarted the race towards potential COVID-19 vaccinations, which have been developed in less than a year. It discusses how this feat was accomplished, and how clinical development, manufacturing scale-up and distribution are occurring in parallel for the four COVID-19 vaccine front-runners. It also discusses the many challenges that still lie ahead.

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Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): latest developments in potential treatments

Authors: Kam Lun Hon MBBS, MD, Karen Ka Yan Leung MBBS, MRCPCH, Alexander KC Leung MBBS, FRCPC, FRCP (UK & Irel), FRCPCH, FAAP, Su Yun Qian MD, Vivian PY Chan MPharm, MSc (Clin Pharm), BPharm, BCPPS, BCNSP, Patrick Ip MBBS, FRCPCH (Hon), FRCPCH, Ian CK Wong BPharm (Hons), MSc, PhD, FRCPCH (Hon)

This overview aims to review the current developments in preventive treatments and therapies for COVID-19.

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Can vitamins and/or supplements provide hope against coronavirus?

Authors: Sarah M Michienzi PharmD, Melissa E Badowski PharmD

The goal of this narrative review is to evaluate current and ongoing clinical trials of vitamins and supplements, alone or in combination with each other or other therapies, for the treatment of COVID-19.

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