Sale of plasma forbidden in Islam: Scholar

KARACHI: The sale of plasma for coronavirus treatment and even blood under normal circumstances is forbidden under Islamic injunctions, said scholar Mufti Zubair. Speaking to a private TV channel, he said it was unworthy to take advantage of someone during

Governor Sindh donates plasma for coronavirus treatment

KARACHI: Governor Sindh Imran Ismail has donated his plasma to help patients recover from the coronavirus. The governor had recovered after being tested negative for coronavirus. He had tested positive for the virus on April 27 and again on May

DRAP permits clinical trials of plasma therapy for COVID-19 treatment

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on National Health Services Dr Zafar Mirza has said Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) has permitted clinical trials of plasma therapy for coronavirus treatment. In a statement, the health adviser said the

Pakistan’s first COVID-19 patient donates plasma for treatment

KARACHI: A man who was identified as the first COVID-19 – the novel strain of the coronavirus – patient in the country and later went on to make a full recovery has donated his plasma to help other patients in