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Blood plasma taken from covid-19 survivors might help patients fight off the disease

A small study from China suggests transfusions of blood from those who have beaten the disease could help buy time for new victims
by Antonio Regaladoarchive page

Transfusions of blood serum from people who’ve recovered from covid-19 could help severe cases recover, according to a new study from China.

Plasma donation: The concept of using blood from survivors—or “convalescent plasma”—isn’t new, but it’s now being tried against covid-19 because there aren’t any drugs known to work.

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