Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here.There is no known cure for the coronavirus pandemic upending every facet of life, but now a second study shows that plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients injected into those who are seriously ill can help.The research highlights the “effectiveness” of convalescent plasma therapy in patients with severe COVID-19 cases. The new study, which was performed by doctors in Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the outbreak, gave infusions of 200 milliliters of convalescent plasma to 10 patients and found that their conditions improved.”The results from 10 severe adult cases showed that one dose (200 mL) of [convalescent plasma] was well tolerated and could significantly increase or maintain the neutralizing antibodies at a high level, leading to disappearance of viremia in 7 [days],” researchers wrote. “Meanwhile, clinical symptoms and paraclinical criteria rapidly improved within 3 [days]. Radiological examination showed varying degrees of absorption of lung lesions within 7 [days]. These results indicate that CP can serve as a promising rescue option for severe COVID-19, while the randomized trial is warranted.” Blood transfusion in the ICU (iStock)BLOOD OF RECOVERED CORONAVIRUS PATIENTS COULD BE USED TO HELP ‘CRITICALLY ILL PATIENTS,’ STUDY SUGGESTSHarnessing the


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