Treatment of COVID-19 with convalescent plasma: lessons from past coronavirus outbreaks

There is currently no treatment known to alter the course of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Convalescent plasma has been used to treat a number of infections during pandemics, including severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV), Middle Eastern respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) and now severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2).

Treatment of COVID-19 with convalescent plasma: lessons from past coronavirus outbreaks
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