While the whole world is racing to come up with a vaccine for Coronavirus which so far claimed 3,34,675 lives, scientists simultaneously narrowed down on plasma therapy. This treatment which previously has had 90 per cent of success track now turned a boon for medial community amidst the growing causalities.
In a recent revelation, Hyderabad Gandhi Hospital which started off plasma therapy on a 44-year-old corona patient gave good news of sort on Friday. The seven-member team of doctors that recently sort permissions from ICMR ethical team claimed that the patient has been showing commendable recovery from the past one week.
The team has reportedly collected plasma from four patients who recently recovered from the novel viral infection. With the first patient slowly recovering, doctors claimed to start the therapy in two other patients whose recovery is positive so far. However, doctors claimed that the procedures are turning a bit risky for patients who have less immunity power.
The collected plasma which was stored in Gandhi’s blood bank at minus 80 degrees celsius would be used for further therapies in case the team records a 100 per cent success rate. If this is believed to be true, Gandhi Hospital that has been the earliest to serve the corona patients is successfully progressing in plasma therapy bring new hope in the medical community.
The therapy involves the transfer of antibodies from a patient who has just recovered from COVID-19 are given to the patient who shows symptoms, in order to treat them and kill the virus, seems to be the best way to treat the virus.