Head of the Department of resuscitation and intensive care of municipal hospital No. 40 in St. Petersburg Dmitry Ilyin who contracted the coronavirus, said that on the second day he felt better after the transfusion of plasma from convalescents COVID-19 donor.

According to him, the coronavirus with bilateral pneumonia is a severe disease that it is desirable to stop early. Ilyin said that after plasma transfusion he felt better literally the next day.

“was transfused plasma from a patient who has already had the disease. After transfusion of donor plasma on the second day immediately felt a state of relief, adjusted saturation, had the strength and decreased toxicity”, – he said on channel oberstab city.

Ilyin expressed gratitude to the doctors who treated him, who “returned to its native people”. The doctor said he was ready to continue “to fight this plague”.