China Asks Recovered Patients to Donate Plasma for Virus Treatment
Chinese health officials Monday urged patients who have recovered from the coronavirus to donate blood so that plasma can be extracted to treat others who are critically ill. Drugmakers are racing to develop a vaccine and treatment for the epidemic, which has which killed 1,770 people and infected over 70,500 people across China. Plasma from patients who have recovered from a spell of pneumonia triggered by COVID-19 contains antibodies that can help ...
Infected Passengers Aboard US Evacuation Flights as China Virus Toll Mounts
More than a dozen infected Americans from a coronavirus-riddled cruise ship off Japan flew on evacuation flights to the US with other passengers on Monday, as the epidemic claimed more lives in China to take the death toll above 1,700. The COVID-19 virus has infected more than 70,500 people in its epicentre of China and sparked panic buying, economic jitters and the cancellation of high-profile sporting and cultural events. With fresh cases ...
Turkey’s dangerous military adventurism in Idlib
TEHRAN, Feb. 17 (MNA) – Turkey has initiated dangerous military adventurism in Syria’s Idlib. While the Syrian army continues its advances against the terrorists in northwest part of the country, tension between Ankara and Damascus has intensified and Turkey continues to dispatch troops and military equipment to Idlib.