A person donating their plasma at a blood bank

Plasma Related Stories and News

Once ostracised, COVID-19 survivor in Telangana draws praise for plasma donation

Papushetty Uday Kiran Gupta, a grocer from Shadnagar, has become the first Covid-19 survivor to have donated plasma thrice in a month.

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Recovered COVID‐19 patients needed for convalescent plasma donation

The Kentucky Blood Center, which supplies blood and blood products to King’s Daughters, is seeking recovered COVID-19 patients to donate convalescent plasma. This plasma is a component of blood that may provide antibodies to fight the virus.

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Miami Dolphins give plasma in fight against COVID-19

The Miami Dolphins are doing the opposite of isolating themselves from the community.

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UM and other Michigan hospitals to treat COVID-19 patients with convalescent plasma

The University of Michigan is joining a nationwide effort to study if convalescent plasma prevents life-threatening COVID-19 symptoms.

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NHS appeals for urgent plasma donations from Covid-19 survivors

Blood plasma containing coronavirus antibodies may help patients in any second wave

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‘Donate plasma, save lives’

Plasma therapy is raising hopes in treatment of COVID-19 patients. But the challenge lies in convincing the patients, who recovered from coronavirus having contracted it, to donate their plasma, say doctors.

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