More than 10,000 coronavirus patients in the Russian capital have received blood plasma with antibodies since April 2020, the Moscow mayor’s official website reported, APA reports citing TASS.
According to Chief Transfusion Specialist at Moscow’s Healthcare Department Andrei Bulanov, doctors have been successfully using the transfusion of immune plasma to coronavirus patients since last April. The decision on transfusion for a specific patient is made by a council of physicians after a comprehensive analysis of the information. Patients with moderate and severe forms of the disease who have no antibodies receive blood plasma.
"More than 10,000 patients in Moscow’s hospitals diagnosed with COVID-19 have received immune blood plasma," the report said.