H1N1 viruses, Homeopathy, Pandemics, Spanish flu
The mankind has been under the wrath of various H1N1 viruses tracing back to the Spanish flu (SF) in 1918 down to pandemics in 1957 H2N2, 1968 H3N2, 2009 H1N1 and COVID 19 in 2020. Despite a lot of advancements in genomic viral studies, laboratory techniques, medical advancement and treatment options in the form of antiviral and antibiotics, the threat of pandemics is hovering on mankind with a challenge at global and national level to fight against it. Homoeopathy has played a contributory role in the treatment and prevention in various epidemics in the past. In this overview, the role of homoeopathic medicines used in the treatment of Pandemic SF 1918, in reducing the mortality is highlighted.
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How to cite this article
Shinde V. Homoeopathy in pandemic Spanish flu 1918. Indian J Res Homoeopathy 2020;14(2):152-159. doi: 10.4103/ijrh.ijrh_32_20