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First Hospital to have Plasma Therapy for COVID-19

Published on April 28, 2020
Current Context: The King George Medical University (KGMU)in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh became the first government hospital in the country to successfully launch the plasma therapy treatment for COVID-19 patients.
First Hospital to have Plasma Therapy for COVID-19
  • The team performed a Convalescent Plasma Therapy for the treatment for COVID-19 patients.
  • The Convalescent Plasma Therapy initially was used in the past to treat patients suffering from polio, measles, mumps etc.
  • The therapy aims to use the antibodies from the blood of recovered COVID-19 patients to treat those are critically affected by the virus and are said to be very effective to treat corona positive patients.
  • The first dose of the plasma therapy was given to a 58-year old patient.
  • The doctors at KGMU are preparing Plasma Therapy for the approval from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

Static Part:

  • CM of UP: Yogi Adityanath
  • Governor of UP: Anandiben Patel
  • National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuary in UP: Dudhwa National Park, Bakhira Wilflife Sanctuary, Chandraprabha Wildlife Sanctuary, Hastinapur Wildlife Sanctuary,Sandi Bird Wildlife Sanctuary, Kaimur Wildlife Sanctuary, Sohagibarwa Wildlife Sanctuaryetc


Q.1 Which of the following university has become the first one to successfully launch plasma therapy to treat COVID-19 patients?
a. Mahatma Gandhi Missions Medical College, Aurangabad
b. King George Medical University, Lucknow
c. Government Medical College, Kathua
d. Viswabharathi Medical College, Kurnool

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