Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO advises against blood plasma treatment for COVID-19

COVID treatments using plasma taken from the blood of recovered coronavirus patients should not be given to people with mild or moderate illness, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus treatments: some progress, no panacea

The pandemic has seen unprecedented global efforts to discover a safe and effective treatment, either by developing new medicines to target the novel coronavirus or repurposing existing drugs.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US health official apologizes for touting false plasma data

Dr Stephen Hahn, the commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration, apologized Monday after misrepresenting a key statistic on how effective blood plasma is for treating COVID-19 when announcing an emergency approval ...

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