Research Article

Reactive Oxygen spray as prophylaxis for COVID-19 infection

Matthew Dryden*, Stephen Kidd, Nathan Moore and Afroze Khan

Published: 10/30/2020 | Volume 4 - Issue 1 | Pages: 023-024

Viral transmission of SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing COVID-19 is very high within households despite self isolation [1,2]. Transmission of the virus is thought to be similar to that of influenza.

Read Full Article HTML DOI: 10.29328/journal.hor.1001023 Cite this Article


  1. Chan JF, Yuan S, Kok KH, To KKW, Chu H, et al. A familial cluster of pneumonia associated with the 2019 novel coronavirus indicating person-to-person transmission: a study of a family cluster. Lancet. 2020; 395: 514-523.
  2. Liu Y, Yan LM, Wan L, Xiang TX, Le A, et al. Viral dynamics in mild and severe cases of COVID-19. Lancet infect Dis. 2020; 20: 656-657. PubMed:
  3. Wölfel R, Corman VM, Guggemos W, Seilmaier M, Zange S, et al. Virological assessment of hospitalized patients with COVID-2019. Nature. 2020; 581: 465-469. PubMed:
  4. Pan Y, Zhang D, Yang P, Poon LLM, Wang Q. Viral load of SARS-CoV-2 in clinical samples. Lancet Infect Dis. 2020; 20: 411-412. PubMed:
  5. Cooke J, Dryden M, Patton T, Brennan J, Barrett J, et al. The antimicrobial activity of prototype modified honeys that generate reactive oxygen species (ROS). BMC Res Notes. 2015; 8: 20. PubMed:
  6. Dryden MS. Reactive oxygen species: a novel antimicrobial. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2018; 51: 299-303. PubMed:
  7. Dryden M. Reactive oxygen species treatment in the management of wounds. Wounds UK. 2017; 13: 26-33.
  8. Dryden M. Reactive Oxygen therapy: a novel therapy in soft tissue infection. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2017; 30: 143-149. PubMed:
  9. Dryden M, Lockyer G, Saeed K, Cooke J. Engineered honey: in vitro antimicrobial activity of a novel topical wound care treatment. J Glob Antimicrob Resist. 2014; 2: 168-172. PubMed: