Cord blood bank to be used for treating Covid-19 patients : Mamata

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on August 6, 2020
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday said the cord blood bank in the city will be used for treating Covid-19 patients in addition to the plasma bank at the state-run Calcutta Medical College Hospital. She announced that psychology students will be inducted for tele counselling of Covid-19 patients and their...

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Published on August 6, 2020 -  03:49
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