MedWatch Daily Digest: A once hopeful COVID-19 treatment does not work — and more

Medical Watch

For Monday, Oct. 4, WGN’s Medical Reporter Dina Bair has the latest on new information, including:

  • Why experts are calling convalescent plasma futile in the fight against severe COVID-19 infections. 
  • University of Minnesota researchers studied differences in immune responses comparing those who previously fought covid and those who got the vaccine alone. 
  • An innovative approach to treating depression could zap away the symptoms. University of California San Francisco neuroscientists used brain stimulation to treat the psychiatric disorder. 

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