COVID-19 Treatment: Odisha Discontinues Plasma Therapy

Bhubaneswar: As per revised guidelines issued by Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, the Odisha government has discontinued plasma therapy for treatment of COVID-19 infection in the state until further orders.

Additional Chief Secretary PK Mohapatra on Thursday wrote to the leading medical officials of the state that the Union guideline on May 19, 2021, has deleted the use of Convalescent Plasma Therapy to treat coronavirus patients.

“It is, therefore, instructed to all concerned to adhere to the guideline of MoHFW, GoI, and discontinue convalescent plasma therapy for the management of COVID-19 infection in the State until further orders,” Mohapatra instructed.

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