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…
By Richard Lardner, Jason Dearen, Associated Press
Responding to outcries from medical experts, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Stephen Hahn is admitting he overstated the life-saving benefits of treating COVID-19 patients with convalescent plasma.
By Deb Reichmann, Matthew Perrone, Associated Press
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…
By PBS NewsHour
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.
By Jonathan Lemire, Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
By John Yang, Lorna Baldwin
With researchers around the world racing to develop a vaccine for COVID-19, attention is increasingly turning to a potential stop-gap measure – convalescent plasma. The yellowish gold part of our blood that contains antibodies to help fight viruses is the…
A University of Maryland astrophysicist makes a discovery that could change the way we understand the behavior of black holes.
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