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Antiviral Mechanisms of Vitamin C

by Nsaku Nswadi 1,*
Kikongo Mission Hospital, Metau, Congo – Kinshasa, Congo
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IJCMR  2024, 29; 2(3), 29;
Received: 4 March 2024 / Accepted: 22 May 2024 / Published Online: 25 May 2024


There isn't a COVID-19 vaccination or particular antiviral drug available yet. In order to preserve lives and stop the disease's spread, a readily available, efficient, and secure therapy is desperately needed. Acute respiratory distress syndrome plays a major role in COVID-19 death rates. The characteristic of acute respiratory distress syndrome is markedly elevated oxidative stress brought on by a fast release of free radicals and cytokines (cytokine storm), which can result in organ failure, cellular damage, and even death. We describe a case where the patient responded well to early administration of high dose intravenous vitamin C in addition to other nutrients and drugs.

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