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what is convalescent plasma and how does it help patients battling covid-19?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
COVID 19: The antibodies in donor plasma helps the recipient's own immune system to fight the SARS- CoV-2 virus in very sick patients.
Answered on Aug 29, 2020
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: Plasma of people who have recovered from Covid-19 is expected to have antibodies to SARS CoV-2. If given early in the disease, the antibodies may help in ameliorating the disease.
Answered on Aug 29, 2020

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