Dhaka University Correspondent, bdnews24.com
Published: 2020-05-31 23:49:55 BdST
Prof Shakil’s life could not be saved even after convalescent plasma therapy and ventilation at the intensive care unit, Proctor Golam Rabbani said.
“We are deeply saddened,” he added.
Prof Shakil lived at Shaheed Abul Khair Bhaban teachers’ quarters next to Amar Ekushey Hall.
In plasma therapy, blood plasma from the recovered patients is transfused into current patients with the hope the freshly-made antibodies it contains will help fight the virus. Bangladesh is trialling the therapy now.
But another patient in Chattogram has recently died after taking the therapy.