South Carolina nurse with coronavirus recovers after plasma transfusion
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A South Carolina nurse has reportedly recovered from the coronavirus after a fight for her life.
Lisa Hardin was rushed to a nearby hospital on April 10 with a 103-degree fever and later tested positive for the novel disease. While in isolation at the hospital, she developed bilateral viral pneumonia, according to local reports.
Though she was reportedly ineligible for two trial drugs, she was taken up for a third trial: a convalescent plasma transfusion, according to WYFF4.
Dr. Divya Ahuja, an infectious disease specialist at Prisma Health, informed Hardin on Easter Sunday that a donor was ready for her.
“He said, ‘We have a donor for you,’ and, boy, I really needed to hear that then …continued .
[Source: Fox News]