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Origin of convalescent
OTHER WORDS FROM convalescentcon·va·les·cent·ly, adverbpost·con·va·les·cent, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for convalescent
The FDA grants emergency use authorization for convalescent plasma to treat hospitalized patients, despite a lack of clinical trials assessing whether blood from recovered patients actually helps fight the disease.This COVID-19 pandemic timeline shows how fast the coronavirus took over our lives|Science News Staff|December 11, 2020|Science News
We could know whether convalescent plasma is effective in the ways we’re testing as soon as a month after full enrollment.COVID vaccines won’t come fast enough to save struggling businesses. But plasma might|jakemeth|November 23, 2020|Fortune
One treatment—known as convalescent plasma—starts by taking blood from patients who have already recovered from a viral disease.
In late August, the FDA opened the door for widespread use of convalescent plasma therapy, citing a study that kinda sorta showed the potential upsides of the treatment outweighed the risks.Foreign Masks, Fear and a Fake Certification: Staff at CSL Plasma Say Conditions at Donation Centers Aren’t Safe|by J. David McSwane|September 21, 2020|ProPublica
On the other, there’s still no clear evidence that convalescent plasma improves patients’ outcomes.Why we don’t know if convalescent plasma works to treat Covid-19|Katherine Ellen Foley|August 28, 2020|Quartz
“Convalescent blood transfusions and plasma transfusions may help people who are sick survive the infection,” he says.
Resting fighters can be found holed up in apartments, and wounded ones fill hospitals and a growing number of convalescent homes.
Downton becomes a convalescent home during the war, bringing in a number of new struggles for the family and the staff.
A fortnight after the events which I have just related Armand was convalescent, and we had already become great friends.Camille (La Dame aux Camilias)|Alexandre Dumas, fils
The two former were enjoying their month of service on shore, the latter was on sick-leave, but convalescent.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
Becoming convalescent, in a measure, I was removed to my former place of confinement.Portrait and Biography of Parson Brownlow, The Tennessee Patriot|William Gannaway Brownlow
Two others at Margate, used for sick and convalescent young paupers, continued with the approval of the Central Authority.English Poor Law Policy|Sidney Webb
An entire paper might be written of the experiences—grave and gay—at Convalescent Camp.A Raw Recruit's War Experiences|Ansel D. Nickerson