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Thousands seeking unproven long Covid blood treatments abroad

Procedures such as apheresis, or ‘blood washing’, and anti-clotting therapy are being offered in Europe

Thousands of people with long Covid are travelling abroad to spend huge sums of money on unproven treatments such as “blood washing”, prompting warnings from experts and doctors.

Patients are attending private clinics in Cyprus, Germany and Switzerland for procedures such as a blood filtering treatment and anti-clotting therapy, according to an investigation by the British Medical Journal and ITV News.

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