In the Kursk region has begun to harvest plasma for the treatment of patients with COVID

The blood plasma with antibodies to coronavirus to treat critically ill COVID-19 start to harvest in the Kursk region, said the regional administration on Friday.

According to the chief doctor of the station Alexei Kovalev, doctors spend a total testing donors for the presence of antibodies G-Covid-19. Often patients are not even aware that their blood formed antibodies, they are found in the result of the study, said Kovalev. Three weeks surveyed 850 donors, of which there are about 70 people with antibodies.

According to the operational headquarters on 17 July in the Kursk region was only 5799 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus infection, 4335 recovered, died, 49 patients.

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