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'Plasma Therapy' no longer a part of ICMR guidelines for treating infected patients

With no effective drugs to annihilate the virus, umpteen medical interventions are being deployed for treating the infected patients. Touted as one of the most effective procedures earlier, convalescent plasma therapy has now been struck off from the new COVID management protocol issued by the Indian Council of Medical Research. This decision has been propelled by the recommendation of experts, who concluded that the procedure had no substantial effects on disease advancement and the fatality rate.

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