4 Former FDA Commissioners: Blood plasma might be the covid-19 treatment we need

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4 Former FDA Commissioners: Blood plasma might be the covid-19 treatment we need

Published date

August 3, 2020

Mark McClellan joined former FDA Commissioners Gottlieb, Califf, and Hamberg in calling fornew pathways for quickly advancing promising, safe, effective  therapies, including plasma therapy, to treat patients fighting COVID-19.

“We can’t waste precious time and put people at risk by treating them with therapies that don’t work or miss opportunities to collect data and determine when a treatment is beneficial. A coordinated campaign such as The Fight Is In Us plus expanded clinical trials give us an opportunity to secure these opportunities for patients.”