Patients in Turkey receiving convalescent plasma therapy have been responding positively to COVID-19 treatment, according to a top Red Crescent official. 

“We are receiving positive signals from the doctors who are taking care of seriously ill people [undergoing immune plasma therapy], Dr. Kerem Kinik, head of the Turkish Red Crescent Society told Anadolu Agency.

Initiated in the beginning of the 1990s, the aim of the therapy is to take antibodies from the blood of a person who has recovered from a virus and transfer it to a sick patient, added Kinik, who is also the vice president of the

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