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Management of epidemics diseases with special reference to COVID 19
MHM Hafeel and Abdul Azeez Rizwana
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Unani Medicine is one of the oldest medical systems extensively practiced presently in Iran, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Pakistan. The concept on Amrad-i-Waba’i is mentioned in Unani System derived from the principles put forwarded by renown scholars such as Hippocrates and Galen who were the pioneer in describing prevention and management of epidemic. Unani Physician like Razi, Ibn Sena, Kabeerudeen, Rabban al-Tabri and Azam Khan had viewed in their treaties that the main cause of Amrad-i-Waba’i as contamination of environment specially air and water. A Large number of single as well as compound drugs were recommended in the classical text of Unani Medicine in the prevention and management of Amrad-i-Waba’i. Clinical features of COVID-19 resemble with those of Nazla-e-Wabaiya and Humma-i- wabaī which are types of Amraz -i-Waba (epidemic diseases) and the aforementioned scholars’ Unani classical text appraisal had provided key information for the prevention and management of epidemic diseases and COVID 19 condition alike.
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MHM Hafeel, Abdul Azeez Rizwana. Management of epidemics diseases with special reference to COVID 19. Int J Unani Integ Med 2021;5(2):152-156.