Ministry of Health approves protocol for treatment of Coronavirus patients

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Ministry of Health approves protocol for treatment of Coronavirus patients

October 20, 2020 - 23:18
Written by: RabiaGolden

The Ministry of Health of the Government of National Accord (GNA), made a decision to adopt a protocol of obtaining plasma from recovered Coronavirus patients, then supplying it full-scale to blood banks with a view to combating the deadly virus, which is to be conducted using the most modern technologies.

This announcement came during a meeting held at the office of the Ministry of Health in Tripoli, which was formed to discuss the development of capacity of the blood banks, in light of the increasing demand for the recovered plasma.

The meeting concluded with the promise that it would work towards the provision of safe, virus-free antibody-bearing plasma, along with the provision of operational materials for the designated devices, which separate the therapeutic plasma for use on patients.