Human trial of new hyperimmune serum against COVID-19 began in Argentina, according to TV channel TN.

It is noted that this is an exclusive development of Argentina, the treatment will be tested on 242 patients in moderate and severe condition.

Piloted in four hospitals, but it is planned to distribute more than ten hospitals.

Whey is a type of passive immunization, which consists in the introduction of antibodies to patients, which allows you to block or prevent the spread of infection. In its action it resembles those drugs that are used for bites of snakes or Scorpions, or at risk of tetanus and rabies.

Only in Argentina 162 526 confirmed cases of infection with coronavirus, died 2956 people discharged from the hospital 72 575 patients.

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