Plasma Therapy trials in Odisha looks encouraging

Plasma Therapy trials in Odisha looks encouraging
An 11-member team of doctors in Bengaluru is poised to inject plasma, extracted from two Covid survivors into a needy patient at state-run BMC Victoria hospital to commence plasma therapy clinical trials. The photographs show a Covid survivor donating plasma and a picture of the plasma extracted from his blood.

Bhubaneswar: July 19: Patients who have received Plasma Therapy in Odisha, are improving. It is encouraging for both Doctors and Patients in the State.

Out of Six Critical patients, who have been treated with Plasma Therapy, four are responding very well and they are not taking Oxygen support. Hopefully, they will be discharged soon.

Two other patients are also stable.

A total 8 Units of Plasma have been collected from 4 donors and six have been used for four patients at SUM Covid Hospital and two patients at Ashwini Covid Hospital, said a statement.

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had inaugurated the facility at SCB Medical College & Hospital Last week.
Also, Chief Minister has appealed to cured patients to donate plasma.

Several people including National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and Fire Services personnel have volunteered to donate their plasma.


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