A person donating their plasma at a blood bank

HHS Issues Guidance for Providers on Soliciting COVID-19 Blood and Plasma Donations

In the Guidance, OCR affirms that health care providers can use patient information to identify patients that have recovered from COVID-19 to provide information about how they may donate plasma or blood with COVID-19 antibodies to support treatment of other patients with COVID-19.

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Bloomington, Minn. couple donates blood plasma to aid researchers after beating COVID-19

A Bloomington, Minnesota couple who contracted and beat COVID-19 in March are now among those donating blood plasma in hopes of helping researchers develop a treatment.

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I got better pretty quick': COVID-19 patient who received convalescent plasma talks about recovery

Gordon Anderson spends his days fixing problems for other people at his Lincoln auto body shop. But Anderson thinks it was his work and interaction with customers that left him with a problem of his own: the COVID-19 virus.

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I am blessed': Houston-area doctor recovers from COVID-19 after innovative treatment

After an agonizing battle with the novel coronavirus, a Houston doctor now credits an innovative convalescent plasma treatment for saving his life.

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Plasma donation helps save Indiana man diagnosed with COVID-19

Dave Falkenburg was diagnosed with COVID-19 in April, according to a report from Fox 59 in Indianapolis. As a kidney transplant recipient, Falkenburg, 64, has a compromised immune system, putting him at high risk of getting severely sick from the coronavirus.

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Penn Medicine accepting pregnant women in COVID-19 study of convalescent plasma

Pregnant women now qualify for Penn Medicine’s convalescent plasma study, in which scientists seek to learn whether the blood of recovered COVID-19 patients can help hospitalized patients fight the virus.

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