Doctors have been using convalescent plasma as a lifesaving treatment for patients with COVID-19. Now, local doctors are giving it to people before they get sick with the virus as part of a clinical trial in our region. News4’s Doreen Gentlzer reports.
Convalescent plasma has been saving lives for more than a century. Now doctors are using it in a new way to help slow the spread of COVID-19. If given early, convalescent plasma can help people with serious coronavirus symptoms, not only improving their chance of survival, but reducing the amount of time they spend in the hospital. MedStar Georgetown University…