Pakistan Reports first successful recovery from the passive immunisation therapy of coronavirus patient

Shares
Pakistan Reports first successful recovery from the passive immunisation therapy of coronavirus patient

KARACHI: Pakistan Reports first successful recovery from the passive immunisation therapy of coronavirus patient.

Sindh on Sunday reported its first successful recovery from the passive immunisation therapy of a coronavirus patient.

The treatment had been approved earlier in March.

"The first patient to recover from the coronavirus with the use of passive immunisation therapy has been sent home," the head of the National Institute of Blood Disease & Bone Marrow Transplantation (NIBD & BMT) and hematologist, Dr Tahir Shamsi, said.

Dr Shamsi explained that the patient was administered plasma on April 30 and completely recovered on May 8. The patient's second test of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, came out negative, he added.

More than 12 patients are currently being treated by the use of passive immunisation therapy, said the hematologist.