Nation Nov 01

Trump admin funds plasma company based in owner’s condo

When the Trump administration gave a well-connected Republican donor seed money to test a possible COVID-19-fighting blood plasma technology, it noted the company’s “manufacturing facilities” in Charleston, South Carolina. Instead, the company exists within the luxury condo of its majority…

Health Aug 23

Trump authorizes emergency plasma treatment to treat COVID-19

President Trump authorized emergency use of convalescent plasma to treat COVID-19 on Sunday. The treatment, which has been used on more than 64,000 patients already, infuses blood plasma from COVID-19 patients who have recovered and have antibodies with those who…

Health Aug 23

Trump to announce plasma treatment authorized for COVID-19

After expressing frustration at the slow pace of approval for coronavirus treatments, President Donald Trump was set to announce on Sunday the emergency authorization of convalescent plasma for COVID-19 patients.