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“Researchers Ask if Survivor Plasma Could Prevent Coronavirus” - Lauran Neergaard

  • CBS 47
  • New York, NY
  • (June 12, 2020)

Results from Mount Sinai show that people who received plasma before needing a ventilator were less likely to die than non-plasma recipients, said Dr. Sean Liu, the study’s lead author. “We really tried to target patients who were early in their course, preferably within the first one to two weeks of their disease,” Liu said. “Being a doctor during this time, you just feel helpless,” Liu added, stressing that more rigorous study was needed but he was glad to have tried this first-step research. “Watching people die is, it's heartbreaking. It's scary and it's heartbreaking.”

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