Guest: Michael J. Joyner, M.D. (@DrMJoyner)
Host: Amit K. Ghosh, M.D., M.B.A. (@AmitGhosh006)
Convalescent plasma as a passive immunity strategy is not new. What nuances apply for its application to treating COVID-19? Is it safe? Is it efficacious? Michael J. Joyner, M.D., principal investigator for Expanded Access to Convalescent Plasma for the Treatment of Patients with COVID-19, discusses what's known about this treatment option, information that's currently being gathered and how you can get involved.
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