What is it about?
This paper reviews the evidence for using heat to treat and prevent viral infections such as COVID-19 and discusses potential cellular, physiological and psychological mechanisms of action. It also discusses the issues involved in implementing hat based protocols in community and healthcare settings.
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Why is it important?
Heat is a cheap, convenient and widely accessible therapeutic modality and this article provides evidence to show heat can be an effective strategy for dealing with respiratory viruses such as COVID-19 as well as other viral infections.
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This page is a summary of: Turning up the heat on COVID-19: heat as a therapeutic intervention, F1000Research, April 2020, Faculty of 1000, Ltd., DOI: 10.12688/f1000research.23299.1.
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