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Plasma Related Stories and News

Doctors Hope Plasma From Recovered Coronavirus Patients Can Save Lives

A treatment called convalescent plasma uses blood from coronavirus survivors to help fight COVID-19 in new patients. The treatment is still unproven, but the FDA recently approved it for emergency use on a case-by-case basis for critically ill patients.

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Orlando father of 3 receives COVID-19 plasma

An Orlando father of three is being closely monitored at Orlando Health. Doctors there are hoping that their first patient to be treated with convalescent plasma, or plasma taken from recovered coronavirus patients, will see improvements.

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More Evidence COVID-19 Survivors' Blood Could Help Very Ill Patients

The study of five critically ill patients from near the initial epicenter of the novel coronavirus pandemic found that all…

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What plasma donations could mean for the hardest-hit COVID-19 patients

What plasma donations could mean for the hardest-hit COVID-19 patients A New York family pleads for COVID-19 survivors…

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Rhode Island Blood Center Looking for Plasma Donors

The Rhode Island Blood Center is looking for convalescent plasma donors.

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Plasma treatment showing promise in Houston

HOUSTON – Houston is leading the way in research to help patients recover for coronavirus. One treatment is showing promise…

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