Operation Plasma Bazaar: How Recovered Covid-19 Patients Are Selling Their Plasma? | Newstrack

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Published on July 22, 2020 by

Plasma therapy, though not a magic bullet, has spurred a global drive to treat the Covid sick with the antibody-rich blood of recovered patients because of its promising results.
But an India Today investigation has unearthed a growing black-market for the lifesaving liquid as despair drives families to buy anything they can to save their loved ones battling the disease.
Invented in the 1890s to cure diphtheria, plasma therapy helped reduce fatalities during the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic.
Doctors across the world are now trialing the same technique on moderately-ill Covid patients.
India Today’s undercover investigation has found some recovered patients striking deals to give their plasma, the liquid portion of their blood, to Covid positives.
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