Coronavirus survivors’ blood plasma could be used to fight infection

Patients, carers and NHS staff could receive experimental antibody treatment

Doctors have drawn up plans to infuse British coronavirus patients and their carers with blood plasma harvested from “hyperimmune” people who have recovered from the infection in an attempt to save lives.

The experimental treatment will be directed at patients who are admitted to hospital with pneumonia caused by the virus in the hope that it reduces the number who end up on ventilators in intensive care units (ICUs).

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Source: theguardian
Coronavirus survivors’ blood plasma could be used to fight infection