Role of convalescent plasma against COVID-19 discovered

SourceGulf Today
CountryUnited Arab Emirates

Photo has been used for illustrative purposes. Mariecar Jara-Puyod, Senior Reporter Research has demonstrated that convalescent plasma could dwindle down death rates due to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). However this blood taken from a COVID-19 survivor could not be used as the sole solution to the pandemic, the number of cases from 213 countries and territories as of 10:52 GMT of Sept. 15 (Tuesday) was at 29,473,509 with 21,297,959 recoveries and 933,412 deaths. On behalf of his colleagues for the “Effect of Convalescent Plasma on Hospitalised Patients with COVID19: Initial Three-Month Experience,” cardiologist Dr R. Scott Wright in an email interview wrote: “The use of convalescent plasma was safe, well-tolerated and possibly beneficial in a subset of patients.” He explained that convalescent plasma, in over a century, “has been given to patients with acute more...