Plasma therapy dropped as COVID-19 treatment by government task force

Mandeep Sethi 18 May 2021 100

Plasma therapy on COVID-19 patients has not been found effective in reducing the progression to severe disease or death and has been dropped from the clinical management guidelines...

Centre's ICMR-National Task Force for COVID-19 on Monday revised the guidelines for the management of adult patients and dropped off-label use of convalescent plasma for treatment. Previous guidelines recommended plasma therapy within seven days of the onset of symptoms. The decision was taken as the treatment was not found beneficial in reducing the progression to severe disease or death.

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