Episode 15 Convalescent Plasma
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Recently, the US released an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the use of convalescent plasma in the treatment of COVID-19. What is an EUA? What does it mean? Is it something the population should be concerned about? Does this mean we should be using it on all patients who are attempting to recover from the virus? Join hosts Shanti and Danny as we discuss the importance of this treatment, whether it holds promise and try to make sense of the political landscape surrounding this treatment.


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