How do plasma transfers for COVID-19 work? | Ask CIDD

How do plasma transfers for COVID-19 work? | Ask CIDD

How do plasma transfers for COVID-19 work?  Blood plasma transfers have been suggested as a potential treatment for critically ill COVID-19 patients, and studies are underway to test their efficacy. CIDD Director Dr. Beth McGraw explains what a plasma transfer is, how it's been used, and how you can help if you've successfully overcome the disease already.  To see more coronavirus questions answered by the experts at the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, submit a question of your own, or learn how you can do your part to #flattenthecurve, visit http://askcidd.psu.edu