ASIP Past President Dr. Jim Musser discusses new approaches to the treatment of COVID-19 taking place at Houston Methodist

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Houston Methodist first in the nation to be approved by FDA to transfuse donated plasma from recovered COVID-19 patient

HOUSTON – Houston Methodist Hospital will be the first academic medical center in the country to transfuse donated plasma from a recovered COVID-19 patient to a critically-ill COVID-19 patient. “What we did is transfused COVID-19 convalescent plasma to two critically ill patients,” said Dr. Eric Salazar, the principal investigator and a physician-scientist at Houston Methodist.