Two COVID-19 patients treated with plasma therapy recovered in Hyderabad

09:56 AM | 20 May, 2020
Two COVID-19 patients treated with plasma therapy recovered in Hyderabad
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HYDERABAD - Two coronavirus patients have recovered after being , treated with plasma therapy and have been discharged from the Civil Hospital Hyderabad.

According to media report, 53-year-old man from Sanghar district and 64-year-old woman from Naushahro Feroze district have been fully recovered after successful completion of plasma therapy.

Both the patients were in critical condition after which they put on ventilator. The plasma therapy was administered after families of both the patients volunteered on their behalf, hospital officials said.

Two more patients have been administered with plasma bringing the total number of patients to six.

Plasma therapy or passive immunization, is an experimental therapy that treats COVID-19 patients using plasma, donated by those who once had the illness but transfused from it.

Plasma is collected from their blood samples and then transfused to those who have tested positive for the virus.