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News and Reports on TCM Treating Covid-19 新冠肺炎中医防治报道

Updated: Nov 17, 2022

WHO, Mar 31, 2022. WHO Expert Meeting on Evaluation of Traditional Chinese Medicine in the Treatment of COVID-19.

Da X, Yue L, Li X, et al. Nov, 2021. Potential therapeutic effect and methods of traditional Chinese medicine on COVID‐19‐induced depression: A review. Anat Rec (Hoboken)

Teo et al. Integrative Medicine Research. Oct. 7, Teo et al. Challenges and Strategies for implementing Chinese Medicine during COVID-19 in Malaysia.

Birch S, Alraek T, Grobe S. Reflections on the potential role of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine in the treatment of Covid-19 and subsequent health problems. Integr Med Res, 2021 Oct 5 10 (Suppl):100780.

Zhong LLD, Choy CF, Cho HW, et al. Acupuncture for Olfactory Dysfunction in Infected COVID-19 Patients: Study Protocol for a Single Blind, Randomized, Sham-Controlled Clinical Trial. Research Square Preprint, 2021, Sept. 03

Yin et al. Journal of Integrative Medicine. Sept. 2021, Yin et al. Recovery of a patient with severe COVID-19 by acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine adjuvant to standard care

Liu J, et al. Phytomedicine. Jul 17. 2021, Liu J, et al. Combination of Hua Shi Bai Du Granule (Q-14) and Standard Care in the Treatment of Patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): A Single-center, Open-label, Randomized Controlled Trial

An X, et al. Biomedicine&Pharmacotherapy. The direct evidence and mechanism of traditional Chinese medicine treatment of COVID-19

Zhao F, Tong X, Wang C. May 26, 2021, Acupuncture Combined With Emotional Therapy of Chinese Medicine Treatment for Improving Depressive Symptoms in Elderly Patients With Alcohol Dependence During the COVID-19 Epidemic. Front. Psychol.,

Drews Tanja, Hummel T, Rochlitzer B, et al. Acupuncture is associated with a positive effect on odour discrimination in patients with postinfectious smell loss—a controlled prospective study. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, 2021 May 25

Cheng SI. Medical Acupuncture as a Treatment for Novel COVID-19-Related Respiratory Distress: Personal Experience from a Frontline Anesthesiologist. Medical Acupuncture, 2021 Feb 16., 33(1):83-85

Lai H, Zhang H. Jan 1, Annals of Chinese Medicine. Retrospective Review of Traditional Chinese Medicine Treatment of COVID-19 in China: Clinical Practice and Researches

Chen G, Luo Y, Xu D, et al. Jan 1, Annals of Chinese Medicine. Why Traditional Chinese Medicine can not be a new approach to alleviate the symptoms of COVID-19 ?

Shi M, et al. Jan 13, 2021. Journal of Integrative Medicine. Early therapeutic interventions of traditional Chinese medicine in COVID-19 patients: a retrospective cohort study

Ye LZ, Sun PL, Wang TJ. TCM analysis and strategy for COVID-19 associated loss of smell and taste. The Series of Chinese Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine Alliance, 2021 (1): 10-19

Wang TJ. COVID-19-Linked Loss of Smell and Taste: Case study and Discussion. The Series of Chinese Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine Alliance, 2021 (1): 10-19

Lin Y and Tung C. 1.1. 2021. Providing Needleless Acupuncture Telemedicine During COVID-19

An YW, Yuan B, Wang JC, Wang C, Liu TT, Song S, Liu HQ. International Journal of Medical Sciences. Clinical characteristics and impacts of traditional Chinese medicine treatment on the convalescents of COVID-19

Nile SH, Kai G. 12.30, 2020. Indian Journal of Microbiology. Recent Clinical Trials on Natural Products and Traditional Chinese Medicine Combating the COVID-19

Wu X, Lu W, Guo Q, Cao M, Zhang W, Liu C, Qu Y, Peng W, Che J, Fang B, Zhou S. 2020 Dec 18. Medicine. Novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19) combined with Chinese and Western medicine based on” Internal and External Relieving-Truncated Torsion” strategy.

Oh B, Saag DV, Morgia M. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. An Innovative Tai Chi and Qigong Telehealth Service in Supportive Cancer Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

Luo et al. 12.11.2020. Characteristics of registered clinical trials on traditional Chinese medicine for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): a scoping review. European Journal of Integrative Medicine.

Wang TJ, Sun PL, Ye LZ. Oct 25, 2020. History & Philosophy of Medicine. TCM analysis and strategy for COVID-19 associated loss of smell and taste

Luo H. Sept 9, 2020. Traditional Medicine Research. The gap between clinical practice and limited evidence of traditional Chinese medicine for COVID-19

Zhang et al. Sept. 01, 2020, Chinese Medicine. Retrospektive auf die Prävention und Therapie von Covid-19 mit Chinesischer Medizin in China

Fan et al. Journal of Integrative Medicine. Chinese herbal medicine for COVID-19: Current evidence with systematic review and meta-analysis.

Hussain et al, Jul. 09, 2020. Current strategies against COVID-19.

Dr. Hui Zhang, Jun. 11, 2020. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and its role in battling COVID-19.

Ni et al. Jun 27, Acta Pharmaceutica Sinica B, Combating COVID-19 with integrated traditional Chinese and Western medicine in China.

Ho et al. Jun, European Journal of Integrative Medicine, Highlights of traditional Chinese medicine frontline expert advice in the China national guideline for COVID-19

Fuzimoto AD, Isidoro C, May 30, 2020. The Antiviral and the Coronavirus-Host Protein Pathways Inhibiting Properties of Herbs and Natural Compounds – Additional Weapons in the Fight against the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Acta Pharmaceutica Sinica B, May,27. Analysis on Herbal Medicines Utilized for Treatment of COVID-19


China Daily, Mar, 21. TCM plays big role in fighting COVID-19


CGTV, Feb, 28: The lockdown: One month in Wuhan Video on Youtube

WHO:Clinical Protocols for the Diagnosis and Treatment of COVID-19 V7

WHO:China national experts share COVID-19 experiences with international community

Annals of Chinese Medicine, Mar. 22, Theaflavin from black tea potentially inhibits Covid-19

新华网, 3月27,仝小林院士:清肺排毒汤总有效率97%,无一例患者由轻转重

国家新闻办,3月23日,国务院新闻办就中医药防治新冠肺炎的重要作用及有效药物举行发布会/Media Press

Ang et al. Mar. 29, 2020. Herbal medicine and pattern identification for treating COVID-19: a rapid review of guidelines

澎湃新闻, 3月23日,最新版中医药诊疗方案已译成英文全球共享

国家中医药管理局,Mar, 20, 《新型冠状病毒肺炎诊疗方案(试行第七版)》中医药方案(中英文双语版)/Diagnosis and Treatment Protocol for COVID-19 (Trial Version 7).

World Journal of Acupuncture – Moxibustion,Mar 17, Understanding of Guidance for acupuncture and moxibustion interventions on COVID-19 (Second edition) issued by China Association of Acupuncture-Moxibustion

WFAS, Mar. 14, Guidelines on Acupuncture and Moxibustion Intervention for COVID-19 (second edition) (English Version)

成都中医药大学侨联/Chengdu University of TCM, 中英文中医防疫经验全球分析/ Global sharing of TCM solution to curbing COVID-19 epidemic (English and Chinese)

Xinhua, Mar. 10, All public-facility-turned makeshift hospitals are closed Tuesday, as the number of the patients dropping.

South China Morning Post, Feb, 28, Coronavirus: 85 percent of patients in China benefiting from traditional Chinese medicine, officials claim

世界中医药杂志, 2月27,中医药辨治新型冠状病毒肺炎的组方及用药规律探析

中国中医急症, 2月27,重庆市中医医疗机构新型冠状病毒肺炎的临床及影像特征分析

The Lancet, Feb, 19, Statement in support of the scientists, public health professionals, and medical professionals of China combatting COVID-19

国家卫健委,2月18,新型冠状病毒肺炎诊疗方案(试行第六版)/ Diagnosis and Treatment Protocol for COVID-19, issued by the National Health Commission of China

Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine, Feb. 17, Can Chinese Medicine Be Used for Prevention of Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)? A Review of Historical Classics, Research Evidence and Current Prevention Programs

余思邈等. 新型冠状病毒肺炎患者40例临床特点与舌象关系研究.北京中医药杂志, 2020,网络首发。/Relationship between tongue diagnosis and CoVID-19 /Tungediagnose og CoVID-19

林举择等.基于卫气营血辨证和脏腑辨证相结合治疗新型冠状病毒肺炎验案1则. 天津中医药, 2020, 网络首发。

央广网, Feb 17, 中央指导组专家组成员、中国工程院院士张伯礼:治疗新冠肺炎 中西医结合疗效显著/Integration of Chinese Medicine and Western Medicin showed better effect than western medicine alone.

Botanical Biohacking, Feb 16, Corona Virus (Covid-19) Successful case Study by Jin Zhao and Colleagues


Chinese Clinical Trial Registry, Feb 12, Study for clinical characteristics and distribution of TCM syndrome of novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19) or WHO link

BioScience Trends (Academic Journal), Feb 09, Clinical characteristics and therapeutic procedure for four cases with 2019 novel coronavirus pneumonia receiving combined Chinese and Western medicine treatment

Military Medical Research ( Academic Journal ), Feb 06, A rapid advice guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infected pneumonia (standard version)


Xinhua Net, Feb 03, TCM-cured patients of novel coronavirus infection discharged from hospital

Xinhua Net, Jan 28, TCM useful in treating patients with new coronavirus pneumonia: expert

China.Org. CN, Jan 28, TCM useful in treating patients with new coronavirus pneumonia

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