August 23, 2020

US announces approval of plasma treatment against virus

Washington (AFP) – American authorities announced on Sunday an emergency approval of blood plasma from recovered coronavirus patients as a treatment against the disease that has killed over 176,000 in the US.The Food and Drug Administration’s authorization comes as President Donald Trump faces intense pressure to curb the contagion that has hobbled the world’s largest economy and clouded his once-promising prospects for re-election in November.The plasma is believed to contain powerful antibodies that can help fight off the disease faster and help protect people from being seriously hurt by it…


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