The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized the use of plasma from patients who have recovered from coronavirus to treat severely ill patients, writes The Daily Mail.
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It is only about those who are in critical condition and require the use of mechanical ventilation. Blood plasma contains antibodies that are produced in the human body to fight the disease.
Active plasma transfusion helps patients strengthen the immune response to infection and overcome the pathogen.
The use of blood plasma for the treatment of coronavirus
Plasma transfusions have been used by medicine for more than a century, and Chinese doctors have actively used this technique to combat coronavirus.
The large-scale application of this method is constrained for one reason – there are not so many donors. That is why plasma will only be used to treat severe patients.
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