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Barak Valley�s first plasma bank opened at SMCH

By Staff Correspondent

SILCHAR, Aug 6 - In a major development, Cachar Deputy Commissioner Keerthi Jalli on Thursday inaugurated the convalescent plasma bank at the Silchar Medical College and Hospital (SMCH) for COVID-19 patients. With this, three plasma banks for treatment of COVID-19 patients are currently operational across the State so far, stated a release issued from the district administration.

�Till the time a vaccine is developed, plasma therapy will help save lives and help reduce death rates due to COVID-19. With the bank set up at SMCH, it will be easier for people to come here and donate,� Jalli said while inaugurating the plasma bank.

Two doctors of SMC&H who were cured from the disease, donated plasma on Thursday and the Health authorities here have been trying to create awareness about plasma therapy being an effective way to cure patients affected with COVID-19 and has been appealing to the recovered patients to donate their plasma for the treatment of others.

�The entire plasma therapy treatment will be free of cost to all the patients admitted to the hospital. The donors will have no weakness whatsoever after plasma donation as red blood cell count returns to the patients,� said Dr Babul Kumar Bezbaruah, Principal of SMCH.

SMCH authorities also mentioned that the plasma received will be used for patients coming from the three districts of Barak Valley and also adjoining areas.

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Barak Valley�s first plasma bank opened at SMCH

SILCHAR, Aug 6 - In a major development, Cachar Deputy Commissioner Keerthi Jalli on Thursday inaugurated the convalescent plasma bank at the Silchar Medical College and Hospital (SMCH) for COVID-19 patients. With this, three plasma banks for treatment of COVID-19 patients are currently operational across the State so far, stated a release issued from the district administration.

�Till the time a vaccine is developed, plasma therapy will help save lives and help reduce death rates due to COVID-19. With the bank set up at SMCH, it will be easier for people to come here and donate,� Jalli said while inaugurating the plasma bank.

Two doctors of SMC&H who were cured from the disease, donated plasma on Thursday and the Health authorities here have been trying to create awareness about plasma therapy being an effective way to cure patients affected with COVID-19 and has been appealing to the recovered patients to donate their plasma for the treatment of others.

�The entire plasma therapy treatment will be free of cost to all the patients admitted to the hospital. The donors will have no weakness whatsoever after plasma donation as red blood cell count returns to the patients,� said Dr Babul Kumar Bezbaruah, Principal of SMCH.

SMCH authorities also mentioned that the plasma received will be used for patients coming from the three districts of Barak Valley and also adjoining areas.

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