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Trump Says FDA Is Expanding Access to Covid Treatment With Plasma

  • Agency authorizes blood-plasma therapy before news conference
  • Decision eases path to plasma treatment for the hospitalized
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Watch: Trump says a coronavirus treatment that involves blood plasma donated by people who’ve recovered from the disease will be expanded to many more sick Americans after the FDA approved use of the therapy.(Source: APTN/Bloomberg)
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President Donald Trump said a coronavirus treatment that involves blood plasma donated by people who’ve recovered from Covid-19 will be expanded to more sick Americans, widening access to a promising therapy even before researchers fully understand how well it works.