Trials to begin on experimental drug therapy for COVID-19

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Trials start Tuesday in New York on an experimental drug therapy for COVID-19.

The tests involve antibodies from coronavirus patients who have already recovered.

Blood plasma is taken from a person who has been infected with the virus. It’s processed, and then the antibodies are injected into a person who is sick.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says tests show when a person is injected with the antibodies, that stimulates and promotes the immune system to fight the disease.

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