Scott Cohen was on a ventilator struggling for his life with Covid-19 last April when his brothers pleaded with Plainview Hospital on Long Island to infuse him with the blood plasma of a recovered patient.The experimental treatment was hard to get but was gaining attention at a time when doctors had little else. After an online petition drew 18,000 signatures, the hospital gave … [Read more...] about The Covid-19 Plasma Boom Is Over. What Did We Learn From It?
Food and Drug Administration
WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration on Saturday authorized Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, beginning the rollout of millions of doses of a third effective vaccine that could reach Americans by early next week.The announcement arrived at a critical moment, as the steep decline in coronavirus cases seems to have plateaued and … [Read more...] about Covid Vaccines: Johnson & Johnson’s shot authorized by F.D.A.