Tag: blood plasma

COVID-19: Favipiravir shows hope in Mumbai trial

(This story originally appeared in on Nov 23, 2020) MUMBAI: While the WHO last week recommended that antiviral remdesivir not be used for severely ill...

DCGI nod to Phase-1 human trials of ‘antisera’ with potential to treat COVID-19

The Drugs Controller General of India has given permission for conducting Phase-1 human clinical trial for an “antisera” that was developed by injecting inactivated SARS-CoV-2...

plasma therapy: US halt to plasma therapy brings a severe jolt to treatment plans in India

New Delhi: The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has put on hold an emergency authorisation for blood plasma arguing that emerging data on the...

Scientists discover differences in the blood samples of severe, mild COVID-19 patients

LONDON: Researchers have identified proteins in the blood of COVID-19 patients which are linked to the disease severity, an advance that may lead to markers...