By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Apr 24, 2020 14:38 IST
Plasma Therapy results satisfactory for Covid-19, CM asked for blood from cured patients

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal says Plasma Theory is a successful diagnosis for Covid-19. CM urges the people who have recovered from coronavirus to donate their blood plasma that can be used in the treatment of serious patients suffering from the contagious disease. CM says, 'It is the duty of all the people who have recovered from the deadly disease to help the people who are in a critical state.'

CM Arvind Kejriwal ensures that the plasma will only be given to people who are serious at present and it can save their lives. Arvind Kejriwal said, ' Sometimes the blood plasma contains more antibodies which can help in  the treatment of more than one person and might save the lives of two people.' Plasma theory can be used to treat the patients and it can assist  in combating the deadly effects of the virus.

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'Central government has given us permission only for limited trials of plasma therapy on serious patients at LNJP hospital. In the next 2-3 days we will conduct more trials and then we will seek permission next week, for all the serious patients', Delhi CM said.

CM says initial results of plasma therapy trial conducted on four Covid-19 patients is encouraging and gives hope of saving lives from this spreading disease. Convalescent Plasma Therapy is an experimental procedure to treat COVID 19 infection. In this treatment method, plasma from a COVID patient who has fully recovered is transfused into a coronavirus patient with critical condition.

Plasma Therapy results Satisfactory

The therapy helps in recovery of patients by increasing their immunity by transferring the same from a health person to a sick person. It uses the antibodies of blood of the recovered patient . CM ensures that the government will arrange the travel and other facilities to bring the recovered patients to hospital to collect the blood plasma and ensures that all precautions will be taken and there is no need to worry as process will be carried out safely.

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