Dow University’s COVID-19 Treatment Shows Positive Results
Health organizations and research centers around the globe are engaged to prepare a proper treatment and vaccine for the viral disease COVID-19. Many have already announced their researches and ready to launch it to go ahead in the race. As we know regarding various organization and research centers in Pakistan are trying their best to introduce the vaccine to fight with the pandemic. Reportedly, Dow University of Health Science DUHS has recently conducted the research and clinical trials in this regard and has successfully developed an intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) treatment to curb with the COVID-19. The clinical trials conducted by DUHS shown the positive trials which are a great achievement and development for the Pakistan.
The Dow University of Health Sciences officially stated that after the IVIG treatment the severely infected patients by coronavirus got completely recovered. The patients who were in the critical condition and admitted in ICU recovered on the 60% recovery rate when the trials conducted and 50% patients got completely recovered and discharged from the hospital within 5 days. Mostly patients who were tested positive and participants of the trials were above 60 years. The DUHS claims that the successful IVIG treatment under these critical conditions shows the effectiveness of the treatment.
It is mandatory to mention here that in April, the Dow University already shown interest and passion to develop the IVIG treatment to fight against the coronavirus and the university started its research after the approval of Drug Regulatory Authority Pakistan DRAP.
The Dow University of Health Sciences DUHS has successfully developed the IVIG treatment by the purification of the plasma chemically from the blood that was donated by the patients after the complete recovery from the disease. The IVIG treatment works by making the virus neutral and stabilizing the immune system whereas the antibodies present in the IVIG fight against the secondary bacterial infection.