Coronavirus disease also termed as COVID-19 or SARS-CoV-2 infection has been declared as a global pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). The COVID-19 infection has emerged as a global health emergency spreading over 210 countries and territories around the world as there are no specific established treatments or vaccines available to date. In such a crisis, prevention of the further spread of the infection is the best possible containment approach being advocated by WHO and other health agencies. A vast clinical experience does exist for the immune-boosting effect of Homoeopathic medicines and its role in the prevention of viral infection. The Genus Epidemicus has been used during various disease outbreaks for preventing the spread of diseases like Cholera, Chikungunya, Japanese Encephalitis, and Dengue Fever, etc. with good results. Given the clinical success in those severe infectious diseases, Homoeopathy as an adjuvant to the standard of care should be evaluated for the management of COVID-19. The Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) have suggested the use of Arsenicum album - 30 for its possible role in preventing COVID-19 infection. Following the same, we had prescribed the Arsenicum album - 30 to our patients, and our clinical experience is shared here. When there is no or very limited evidence is available for the effectiveness of Homoeopathy, this publication is expected to assist the identification of a better treatment approach and guide further research.
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