July 12, 2020

Northwest Florida Roundup

Ascension Sacred Heart participates in COVID-19 clinical trial

Carlton Proctor | 6/25/2020

Pensacola-based Ascension Sacred Heart is participating in a national clinical trial that involves extracting plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients and using it to boost the immune systems of patients still fighting the virus.

The procedure is called COVID-19 convalescent plasma and was recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration for emergency use in certain hospitalized COVID-19 patients.

This story also features expert opinions, business briefs and people in the news: Ascension Sacred Heart; St. Joe Company Foundation; PanCare of Florida; NextEra Energy; Home Builders Association of West Florida


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