‘Plasma Bank’ To Come Up In Delhi For Treatment Of COVID19 Patients, CM Urges People To Donate Plasma

Delhi CM, Arvind Kejriwal, in a virtual press conference on Monday announced that the Delhi goverenemnt will set up a plasma bank in Delhi to help in speedy treatment of COVID-19 patients.

He added that the Plasma Bank will start operation in the next two days and will be set-up at the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences in Delhi.

“I appeal to COVID-19 recovered patients to donate their plasma… Anyone who needs plasma will need a recommendation from a doctor,” Kejriwal said.

Also Read: Spotify India Changes Its Profile Pic With ‘Good Day’ Cookie After A User Points Out Striking Similarity

For the unaware, plasma therapy, over the months, has proven beneficial in tackling COVID-19. Those patients who have fully recovered from COVID-19 have antibodies in their plasma that can attack the virus. Hence, such people are asked to donate their plasma.

plasma therapy in Delhi

This convalescent plasma is being evaluated as a treatment for patients with serious or immediately life-threatening COVID-19 infections and is quite effective.

Also Read: People Share Chilling Videos As Locust Swarms Enters Gurugram, Next Stop Delhi?

Kejriwal has said that the Delhi government has so far conducted a clinical trial of plasma therapy on 29 COVID-19 patients and the results were good.

plasma therapy in Delhi
Source The Atlantic

Also Read: Criminally Cool My Lord: CJI Justice Bobde Rides Harley Davidson An Indians’ Believe It’s So Cool

ViralBake Telegram

The announcement comes amidst Delhi becoming the worst affected in terms of cases in the country. The UT has recorded a total of 83,077 cases of COVID-19. While 27,847 of these are active cases, over 52,000 people have been cured/discharged so far. 2,623 people have lost their lives to the deadly pandemic so far. 

Related Articles

Back to top button

AdBlocker Detected

Please Disable Adblock To Proceed & Used This Website!