A nurse prepares medicine at Jinyintan Hospital, designated for new coronavirus infected patients, in Wuhan, China. Photo: AFP

China to expand plasma treatments for coronavirus patients

  • Treatment has previously been used on victims of swine and bird flu and ‘looks promising’, says respiratory expert Zhong Nanshan
  • Patients who have recovered from Covid-19 found to have virus-neutralising antibodies in their blood, but supplies are limited for now
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A nurse prepares medicine at Jinyintan Hospital, designated for new coronavirus infected patients, in Wuhan, China. Photo: AFP
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