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KIMS doctors taste success with plasma therapy
The Hindu | 02/06/2020 10:15 PM | Click to read full article
In a first, the doctors of Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences and Hospital (KIMS) have tasted success with plasma therapy on a COVID-19 patient in Hubballi. Director of KIMS told presspersons on Tuesday that the patient's condition had turned to normal from critical - he was on oxygen support when they began plasma therapy on May 28th. Dr. Ramalingappa clarified that plasma therapy was not the first line of treatment and would be given to only specific cases of moderate to severe symptoms.