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Possible COVID-19 treatment: transfusion of antibodies from recovered patients’ blood

COVID-19 and antibodies
A laboratory worker removes plasma from a vial of blood. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and elsewhere are investigating whether transfusions of blood plasma from people who have recovered from COVID-19 can prevent or treat the disease. The approach was used with some success during the 1918 influenza pandemic.
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