Ashok Marwah Padma Marwah


Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by severe acute respiratory coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2), is an extremely infectious disease and has already infected almost three million persons in more than two hundred countries. Based on our current knowledge of this virus and in absence of a vaccine, this article is an attempt to propose out of box ways to prevent and control COVID-19 virus, using linear lipid molecules such as sodium stearate (a major component of ordinary bar soap) or lipid esters for hand sanitization, mouth wash, gargling, steam inhaling and as lungs inhaler along with zinc and copper to trap and inactivate COVID-19. Sunbathing will boost desperately needed good immune system. The ancient Indian techniques of Yoga (Developing inherent power in a balanced manner), Pranayama (Retention and Extension of the breath), Jal-Neti (Nasal irrigation by saline water) and Havan (Holy fire ritual) may also help in controlling this epidemic (COVID-19) of gargantuan proportions by helping the immune system.


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Coronavirus, COVID-19, Lipids, Sodium stearate, Zinc

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Marwah, A., & Marwah, P. (2020). A proposal for a protocol for prevention and control of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Journal of Applied and Natural Science, 12(2), 119–123. https://doi.org/10.31018/jans.vi.2269
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