Journal of Infectious Diseases & Preventive Medicine

Journal of Infectious Diseases & Preventive Medicine
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-8731

Abbas Ostadtaghizadeh

Department of Medical Entomology and Vector Control, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

  • Mini Review   
    The Impact of Honey Bee Venom for the Control of COVID-19
    Author(s): Khadijeh Akbari, Abbas Ostadtaghizadeh and Hassan Vatandoost*

    World is encounter with the pandemic of COVID-19 virus. There are several researches on finding appropriate drugs for disease treatment. Traditional use of natural products especially honey bee venom for control of diseases will provide guideline for treatment of this new disease. Bee venom composed of natural peptides. These materials may be used for virus control. The aim of this review is to find evidence to use of bee venom for control of viruses caused diseases such as COVID-19.In this research a traditional electronic search using PubMed, Scopus, ISI, Literature Retrieval System (AFPMB), Iran Medex, Google Scholar, etc; to find the published data in this regard. There are several papers indicate that honey bee venom has drug efficacy as traditional product for control of diseases caused by bacteria, protozoa, viruses and fungi. It also has effect on inflammation. Studies indicat.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35841/2329-8731.22.10.256

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