Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (Denis Balibouse/Pool Photo via AP Images)

WHO rec­om­mends against the use of con­va­les­cent plas­ma for Covid-19

The World Health Or­ga­ni­za­tion said late to­day that it’s not rec­om­mend­ing the use of con­va­les­cent plas­ma as a treat­ment for Covid-19 for mild or se­vere cas­es, but some US ex­perts dis­agree with the rec­om­men­da­tions and say there are pa­tients who can ben­e­fit from the plas­ma of those who’ve re­cov­ered from Covid-19.

The rec­om­men­da­tion is in­formed by a re­view of 16 RCTs and a “meta-analy­sis on an­ti­bod­ies and cel­lu­lar ther­a­pies for covid-19,” the WHO said, adding in a state­ment:

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