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Lower Zinc Levels in Blood Linked to Higher Death Risk in Covid Patients: Study

In a major study, researchers have found that having a lower level of zinc in the blood is associated with a poorer outcome in...

Convalescent Plasma Therapy Could Treat COVID-19 Patients

Ever since it was revealed that convalescent plasma (CP) therapy could help treat severely-ill COVID-19 patients, it was hailed as a magic bullet for...

Convalescent Plasma: Safe, Effective Treatment for Children with Severe Covid-19

In a major study, researchers have shown that convalescent plasma appears to be a safe and possibly effective treatment for children with life-threatening cases...

Lopinavir, HCQ Concentration Not Sufficient to Fight Covid-19: Researchers

Researchers have now discovered that the concentration of the two drugs -- Lopinavir and hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) -- in the lungs of Covid-19 patients is...

World Blood Donor Day: Covid-19 Strains Blood Supply Around the World

By Simegnish Mengesha, Carol Guensburg Even before the emergence of the new coronavirus, Africa’s blood supply fell short of demand. The pandemic has increased the...

AAPI Writes to President Trump, Requests to Launch Plasma Drive

With no effective remedy or vaccination available yet to fight the coronavirus epidemic, the American Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) has written to President...

COVID-19: Kanika Kapoor Offers to Donate her Plasma for Treatment of Others

Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor has now approached the King George's Medical University (KGMU), offering to donate her plasma for treatment of other Covid-19 patients. The...

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