The FDA recently issued emergency use authorization for utilizing convalescent plasma to treat Covid-19. The idea is that using plasma from a donor who has recovered from Covid-19 has antibodies that can help treat patients who are sick now. Does this work? Are there any downsides to this emergency approval? Let’s find out.
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