OREANDA-NEWS. Plasma transfusion of patients, recovered from pneumonia caused by the COVID-19 coronavirus, has been shown to be effective in treating infected patients. This was announced on February 14 at a press conference by the head of Wuhan Jinyintan hospital Zhang Dingyu. According to him, in the plasma of people who have the disease, antibodies have been found that help combat the virus.

Xinhua news agency notes that doctors in a hospital urge recovered patients to donate plasma to help save infected people.

According to the Global Times newspaper, ten infected people, whose condition had not improved from the use of medications, have already been cured with using the new method.