Wondering what plasma therapy is all about? Don't worry, here's enlisting everything from donation to benefits in COVID-19 treatment about the plasma therapy.
Ride-hailing platform Uber on Wednesday said it is offering free rides to donors in the city, travelling to the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS) that houses the country's first plasma bank.
Former cricketer and legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar on July 8 inaugurated a plasma donation center at Seven Hills Hospital, for the treatment of COVID-19 patients in Mumbai.
India's cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar inaugurated a COVID-19 plasma therapy unit at a Mumbai hospital on Wednesday.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on July 06 urged eligible people to donate plasma in fight with coronavirus disease.
There is a high demand for plasma in Delhi after the plasma bank initiative taken by the government, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said in a press conference. While giving a briefing on the COVID-19 situation in Delhi he said that now that people know how to get plasma when in need, the demand is very high, but the supply is not enough to match it.
Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) personnel who have recovered from coronavirus, donated plasma for treatment of COVID-19 positive patients.
Amid tensions of Corona virus all over the country, people are making efforts to rid off it, therefore Plasma Bank has been set up at the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS) in New Delhi.
Riddhima Kapoor Sahni is proud of her husband Bharat Sahni, as he donated plasma amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Taking to Instagram Stories, Riddhima posted a picture in which Bharat is seen in the hospital sitting on a chair and donating plasma.
Someone weighing less than 50 kg, women who have a history of pregnancy, cancer survivors, and those with kidney, heart, lung or liver diseases are not eligible to donate plasma.
The Delhi High Court on Friday declined to entertain a PIL seeking directions to the Centre and the AAP government to make it mandatory to obtain plasma from patients who recovered from COVID-19 either at home or at a hospital and directed that it be treated as a representation.
The Delhi Plasma Bank clarified on Thursday that it does not charge any amount for providing plasma to the patients, after a document started doing the rounds on social media where it was mentioned that the bank would charge Rs 25,000 from private and corporate hospitals against the plasma provided to them.
Convalescent plasma therapy uses plasma which is a blood component, it has the virus-fighting antibodies, since it has been taken from a person who was infected but now recovered. When administered to a Covid-19 patient, it generates enough antibodies to kill the virus.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on July 02 visited 'Delhi Plasma Bank' at Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences.
While addressing a press conference in the national capital on July 02, the Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal urged recovered COVID-19 patients to donate plasma and explained about eligibility.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, while addressing the media said that COVID-19 patients can now donate their plasma 14 days after recovery. Wondering what plasma therapy is all about? Don't worry, here's enlisting everything from donation to benefits about the plasma therapy.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday inaugurated Delhi's first plasma bank to help treat novel coronavirus. While addressing a virtual press conference, Kejriwal informed that COVID-19 patients can donate their plasma 14 days after recovery.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has laid out guidelines as to how a person can donate plasma in the national capital. This has been done to boost the plasma bank initiative started by the Delhi government to minimise the COVID-19 deaths in Delhi. Kejriwal in his press conference said that the government needs the assistance of all those who have recovered from coronavirus to help those who are still fighting it.
If you have recovered from COVID-19 & your age is between 18 and 60 & your weight is above 50 kg, then you may donate plasma for COVID-19 patients, says CM Kejriwal
Haryana will soon start convalescent plasma therapy for the treatment of COVID-19 patients in all its medical colleges, Health Minister Anil Vij said on Monday.