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Author(s): Nisha Gupta1, Esmil Beliya2, Shubhra Tiwari3, Jai Shankar Paul4, Shailesh Kumar Jadhav5

Email(s): 1jaishankar_paul@yahoo.com

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    1School of Studies in Biotechnology, Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur, 492 010 (CG), India
    2Department of Botany, Govt. College, Bichhua, Chhindwara, 480 111 (MP), India
    *Corresponding author: jaishankar_paul@yahoo.com

Published In:   Volume - 3,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2021

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India and several other countries are facing the biggest threat to survival due to a novel pandemic called Coronavirus and diseases (COVID-19) which was originated from Wuhan in China in the year 2019. This coronavirus belongs to the group of respiratory viruses (SARS-CoV-2). Its mode of transmission is through respiratory droplets released from the mouth of an infected person while sneezing or coughing. This outbreak has forced to shut down several countries to minimize its community spread. Due to this current lockdown, affected countries are facing several challenges viz. health issues, economical pressure, educational, religious, and social affairs etc. As it can be seen that the world’s biggest pandemic i.e., COVID-19 is spreading at a very high rate and has taken away the lives of innumerable people worldwide since the initial days of its occurrence. Therefore, it is necessary to prevent its social spread to save the lives of many people all over the world. This manuscript deals with several essential ethnopharmacological herbs and spices which can be incorporated in diet to prevent infectious diseases. Also, it will revive the role of ancient Indian tradition, cultures and beliefs in preventing the spread of infectious diseases and thereby decreasing the chances of its occurrence.

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Nisha Gupta, Esmil Beliya, Shubhra Tiwari, Jai Shankar Paul, Shailesh Kumar Jadhav (2021) Combating SARS-CoV-2 and other Infectious Diseases with Enhanced Immunity by Herbs and Spices, and Preventing its Community Transfer via Ancient Indian Traditions and Culture. NewBioWorld A Journal of Alumni Association of Biotechnology, 3(2):13-21.


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