Can Edible Mushrooms with Antiviral Properties be Used for COVID-19 Treatment?

Keywords: Edible Mushrooms, Antiviral, Covid19

Abstract

Total 219 countries and territories globally suffering from the recent viral disease covid 19 that is now in its second wave with more severity, caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS‑CoV‑2). In the present situation as death and number of affected person increases due to covid 19, following all guidelines like-as wearing mask, maintain physical distancing, washing of hands with soap and detergents seems to be the most effective but along with that boosting our health immunity by consuming Edible mushroom with antiviral properties can be the game changer. Thus further investigation and more laboratory research works to assess potential mushrooms could possibly help to fight against covid 19 infections in the upcoming days.

Author Biography

Pallab Chakraborty *, Graduates of University of Calcutta, India
He has completed his B.Sc., in Zoology from RKMV, University of Calcutta. He is student member of International Association of Oncology: Ordisa, India.   

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Published
2022-03-04
Section
Letter to the editor