Professor Ivan Hung, University of Hong Kong (centre), is flanked by Larry Lee, A&E consultant at Tin Shui Wai Hospital (left), and Dr Polk Wan, of North Lantau Hospital. Photo: Sam Tsang Professor Ivan Hung, University of Hong Kong (centre), is flanked by Larry Lee, A&E consultant at Tin Shui Wai Hospital (left), and Dr Polk Wan, of North Lantau Hospital. Photo: Sam Tsang
Professor Ivan Hung, University of Hong Kong (centre), is flanked by Larry Lee, A&E consultant at Tin Shui Wai Hospital (left), and Dr Polk Wan, of North Lantau Hospital. Photo: Sam Tsang

Covid-19 death rate could be lowered among sickest patients using blood plasma treatment, says Hong Kong university expert

  • Professor Ivan Hung says treatment can be effective if administered quickly
  • But city’s blood stocks are low with only enough left to help 40 people

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Professor Ivan Hung, University of Hong Kong (centre), is flanked by Larry Lee, A&E consultant at Tin Shui Wai Hospital (left), and Dr Polk Wan, of North Lantau Hospital. Photo: Sam Tsang Professor Ivan Hung, University of Hong Kong (centre), is flanked by Larry Lee, A&E consultant at Tin Shui Wai Hospital (left), and Dr Polk Wan, of North Lantau Hospital. Photo: Sam Tsang
Professor Ivan Hung, University of Hong Kong (centre), is flanked by Larry Lee, A&E consultant at Tin Shui Wai Hospital (left), and Dr Polk Wan, of North Lantau Hospital. Photo: Sam Tsang
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