Therapy for the novel coronavirus that involves the plasma of recovered patients has started to show effects, according to Zhang Dingyu, president of Jinyintan Hospital in Wuhan, Hubei province, a major battleground for the outbreak.
The plasma contains large volumes of antibodies for the deadly pathogen, Zhang told a daily news conference late on Thursday.
He pleaded to recovered patients to donate blood for the benefit of others.
In the latest guideline over the diagnosis and treatment of the virus, issued Feb 5, the top health authorities said plasma of recovered patients could be employed to fight the disease.
More than 10 severe coronavirus patients have received the plasma therapy at a hospital in Wuhan since Feb 8. Within 12 to 24 hours of the therapy, patients have seen a decline in indicators of inflammation and a hike in lymphocytes, among other favorable turns.
Source: China Daily
Many have suspected that the young and healthy soldiers and medical personnel deployed to the epicenter could be forced to donate their blood in case they recover from Covid19 infections.
Miles Guo alleged that it is common practice for the Communist Party to take young blood from healthy soldiers and turn it into blood-essence-infusions to rejuvenate CCP leaders.
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