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All You Need To You Know About Convalescent Plasma Treatment; The New Breakthrough Against The Coronavirus

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As the world is doing everything to finally get a vaccine for the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease, there seems to be a new breakthrough.
The breakthrough revolves around using blood plasma of recovered Coronavirus patients to help treat new patients.

This is called CONVALESCENT PLASMA TREATMENT!!!

So far, a religious group in South Korea – Shincheonji Church of Jesus has indicated that about 4,000 of its members who have recovered from the disease are willing to donate their plasma for the treatment.

According to the Church founder identified as Lee Man-hee, the church has internally urged all recovered members to donate their plasma, which is badly needed for Coronavirus research, according to a report by Reuters.

The response has been positive as most of the recovered church members are willing to donate their blood plasma and they would like to do it as a way of thanking the government.

As we speak, the National Institute of Health has indicated that about 185 people have presented themselves to donate plasma.

South Korea health officials have also stated that in the absence of other treatments or vaccines, plasma therapy may be a way to decrease the death rate and reports suggest that about 17 South Koreans have received the experimental therapy.

The treatment involves using plasma from recovered patients with antibodies to the virus and this enables the body to defend against the disease.

In Ghana, the National Blood Service (NBS) has also made such a statement that Ghana is ready to prepare convalescent plasma (CP) from recovered COVID-19 patients for transfusion, as empirical treatment, for persons in life-threatening conditions of the infection, according to a report by BusinessGhana.com.

This was revealed by Dr. Justina Ansah, the Chief Executive Officer of the National Blood Service, adding that the intervention was based on research that patients who had recovered from disease outbreaks such as COVID-19, had a robust immune response to infections.

Well, maybe this is the breakthrough the world really needed. We hope it comes out successful!!!

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At Least 50 Killed And 2,500 Injured After Massive Explosion In Lebanon’s Capital Beirut | PHOTOS + VIDEO

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At least 50 people have been killed and over 2,500 injured after a massive explosion erupted in the Beirut port area, damaging buildings and vehicles in Lebanon.

Lebanon’s health minister, Hamad Hassan said — the figures were “preliminary estimates,” while adding that the blasts had caused a ‘very high number of injuries’ and huge damage.

“It is a disaster in every sense of the word,” he said in an interview with several television channels while visiting a hospital in the Lebanese capital.

Update: At least 50 killed and 2,500 injured after massive explosion in Lebanon

The explosion happened at around 6pm local time at the city’s port, where warehouses are believed to contain explosive materials.

Dramatic footage posted on social media shows smoke billowing from a building in the port area before an enormous fireball explodes into the sky, sending a vast shockwave across the city that was heard and felt as far away as Cyprus – more than 200km (180 miles) away.

Update: At least 50 killed and 2,500 injured after massive explosion in Lebanon

The afternoon explosion destroyed several vehicles and buildings including the house of former PM Saad Hariri, who has been confirmed safe by his party.

Beirut’s Hotel Dieu Hospital is said to have admitted more than 500 wounded patients and no longer receiving more, while Lebanon’s Red Cross confirmed many others were still trapped in their homes.

Update: At least 50 killed and 2,500 injured after massive explosion in Lebanon

General Security chief Abbas Ibrahim said: ‘It appears that there is a warehouse containing material that was confiscated years ago, and it appears that it was highly explosive material.’

Update: At least 50 killed and 2,500 injured after massive explosion in Lebanon

Prime Minister Hasan Diab has declared Wednesday, August 5, a day of mourning, and President Michel Aoun called for ‘urgent’ defence council talks.

Israel has denied any involvement amid escalating tensions with the militant group Hezbollah along the country’s southern border.

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Man City Signs Ferran Torres For €21 Million

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Manchester City has been able to sign Valencia winger Ferran Torres for €21 Million Goal reported.

Transfer insider Fabrizio Romano has stated the move is now ‘confirmed’, with the 20-year-old now contracted at the Etihad Stadium until June 2025.

Medical checks took place at the clinic of Dr Ramon Cugat, who has performed multiple medical operations with Manchester City in recent years – most recently, a knee operation on striker Sergio Aguero.

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Manchester United And Jadon Sancho ‘Agree Terms On A Five-Year Contract Worth £340, 000 Per Week’

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Manchester United have reportedly agreed on terms on a five-year deal worth £340,000-a-week with Jadon Sancho.

The England international and Borussia Dortmund forward is on the verge of joining United with the two clubs in advanced talks over a deal worth £108million.

According to BILD, Sancho has now put pen to paper on personal terms and all that needs to be determined before the deal can go through is the structure of the transfer.

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Other reports claimed United would pay £63m upfront and then £27m and £18m over the next two summers.

Negotiations are still ongoing but are expected to be finished within the next week, with Dortmund set to make a staggering profit having signed the winger for just £8m from United’s arch-rivals Manchester City in 2017.

A fee of £108m for the 20-year-old would see him become the most expensive player bought by an English club, topping the £89m Manchester United paid to sign Paul Pogba from Juventus in 2016.

The deal would also see Sancho become the club’s second-highest paid player behind David de Gea and the third top earner in the Premier League.

Sancho registered 17 goals and 17 assists across 32 Bundesliga games last season.

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